Items listed under "online classroom"

What Students Want in Online Classrooms

By Amy Erickson What Students Want “What do Students Want in Online Classes?” I wanted an answer to this question, so I tuned in to Jill Schiefelbein’s 20-Minute Mentor video. In her video, she discusses how she solicited feedback from 200 students....  [Read More]

Using Infographics in the Classroom

By Amy Erickson What is an Infographic? In the May edition of Online Classroom, Dr. John Orlando’s article on infographics caught my eye. Some may be asking, what is an infographic? According to Bovée and Thill (2016), “infographics are a special class...  [Read More]

Using Weekly Newsletters to Communicate with Students

By Amy Erickson Classroom Newsletter Because the online classroom does not have continuous instructor presence, Excelsior course developers are meticulous about anticipating student questions and providing answers. Excelsior instructors and students can attest to the developers’ outstanding work of providing thorough instructions...  [Read More]