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Quick Bytes: Welcoming Students to the Online Classroom

Date: 9:00am - 9:25am PDT May 21, 2014

How you welcome students to your online class and introduce yourself can be critical in encouraging students to engage online.  Unlike a face-to-face course where what is said in the first class session can be quickly forgotten, your initial welcome message and any orientation activities will be available throughout the course.  We’ll discuss strategies and provide examples of best practices in making the first experience with the online classroom a welcoming one for your students.