Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching: How to 'be There' for Distance Learners (Jossey-Bass Guides to Online Teaching and Learning) (Paperback) by Lehman Rosemary M. Conceicao Simone C. O.
How can faculty create a strong e presence for their online classes? This volume highlights the need for creating a presence in the online environment. The authors explore the emotional psychological and social aspects from both the instructor and student perspective. It provides an instructional design framework and shows how a strong presence contributes to effective teaching and learning. Filled with illustrative examples and based on research and experience the book contains methods case scenarios and activities for creating maintaining and evaluating presence throughout the cycle of an online course.