assuming the role of a "facilitator/guide on the side"
rather than "the sage on the stage", the instructor
allows students to be more in control of their learning experience
and more active in this process.
Refer students to appropriate
support if you cannot help them. Students can contact IT Support at 590-7100 for help.
should have an online syllabus
completed prior to the beginning of a course, preferably by
the first day of the course registration period.
(providing information in more than one location), can be
very helpful! Encourage students to ask questions if they
are unclear as to what is needed. Having a topic on the Discussion Forum that is solely devoted to student questions is beneficial and also helps reduce redundant course-related emails from students to instructor.
A "Frequently-Asked Questions" page can be useful.
workshops and tutorials
for learning the technology. Instructional Technology and
Faculty and Course Development can offer support and training.