Communication Strategies


Pre-class communication
  • From student assistants/clerical staff
  • Welcome to the course email
  • Basic information about getting ready
    • Email
    • Website “Are you Ready for E-Learning?”
  • General expectations
  • => no instructor email yet

Teacher communication
  • Welcome message from the teacher, personalized
  • 1st 2 weeks of constant monitoring
  • Multiple email addresses for students

Ongoing monitoring of participation
  • Participants post twice per week
  • Instructor responds at least twice per week to the group
  • Weekly progress reports
  • Midterm update for individuals