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Today, many post secondary educators are being faced with the opportunity and challenge to teach in an online setting. For many this is a new and unanticipated activity and one for which they are ill prepared.

Many questions come to mind such as:

  • How can I decide if my teaching and learning styles will be successful in an online environment?
  • What can I do to create an effective and enjoyable learning environment?
  • How can I encourage active participation from distance students?
  • What can I do to encourage collaboration and cooperation between students?

    This web site has been developed for experienced post-secondary educators who want to find out more about online teaching and learning and how to join the ranks of effective, successful and happy online instructors.


Check out this link if you're interested in taking the online self-evaluation quiz,
"Is Online Teaching for Me?"

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New to online instruction?

Curious about online teaching? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Hear what others are saying.

Listen to some comments by faculty who have moved to teaching online.

To hear these audio clips you need to have RealPlayer installed on your computer. You can download a free version of RealPlayer 8 Basic from the Real Audio website


So what do you think?

Join us in a discussion on what works and what doesn't in an online environment.

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