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Observing and Teaching One Another

Have you ever wanted to see how other instructors facilitate their courses or how they might approach student communication? How could observing a colleague's course help you be more 'Student Focused' or more 'High-Tech and High-Touch?' Have you…

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A Tool to Help us Mentor our Students

I am currently developing a mentorship course for online instructors. Sometimes it is hard to mentor someone whom we have never met and we only have contact with virtually......but it CAN be done. As I was researching and pondering on different…

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Discussion Boards: Where's the Sincerity?

I was talking with someone the other day ... well, talking WITH is a little extreme. I was talking TO him, but he was NOT talking back. As I was trying to explain something I felt was important, he was definitely looking right at me, but he was…

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Am I a "Stay at Work" Mom?

Online teaching brings with it a unique set of opportunities and experiences.  For example, we all know  that we have to work harder to establish personal relationships with our students in the online environment; we have to capitalize on…

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