How to conduct an effective online course?

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How to conduct an effective online course? by Mind Map: How to conduct an effective online course?

1. Plan a good closing and wrap activity for the course

1.1. reflection

1.2. integration of learned knowledge

1.3. presentations or summaries due

1.4. ask for feedback

2. Be Present

2.1. announcments

2.2. introduction of yourself

2.3. discussion board postings

2.4. email

2.5. multiple times a week or even daily

2.6. setting expectations of when you will be available and when you won't

2.7. virtually or in real time

3. Use of synchronous and asynchronous activities

3.1. real time learning

3.1.1. Task

3.1.2. Prerequisites

3.2. anytime learning

3.2.1. Task

3.2.2. Prerequisites

4. Content

4.1. discussions

4.2. links

4.3. multimedia items

4.3.1. audio

4.3.2. visual

4.3.3. instructor guided

4.4. quizzes

4.5. assignments

4.5.1. individual

4.5.2. groups

4.5.3. units/modules

5. Create a supportive online community

5.1. Materials/ resources

5.2. peers/teacher

5.3. Facilities

5.4. academic support/ helpful links

5.5. technology support

5.6. visually appealing and clear

6. Provide clear expectations

6.1. communication between teacher/student and student/student

6.2. grading/participation

6.3. assisgments

6.4. due dates

6.5. time management/schedule

6.6. textbooks and supplies

6.7. academic integrity

6.8. computing requirements

7. Combine core concept learning with customized and personalized learning that require students to:

7.1. create

7.2. talk

7.3. inquire

7.4. write

7.5. explain

7.6. analyze

7.7. judge

7.8. report