Online Instructor Tips

  • How do Educators Prevent Cheating in Online Classes?

    Cheating in school has always been an issue with educators, whether it’s students copying answers for a test or buying a term paper written by someone else. Online classes present a whole new challenge in this field, meaning educators and administrators...
    By Mary Beth Adomaitis March 10, 2014 

  • Creating Human Interactions in an Online Sphere

    Enrollment in online universities continues to rise, despite downsides such as limited interaction with professors and high dropout rates. However, instructors and educators and coming up with methods to humanize online education, making the learning...
    By Mary Beth Adomaitis February 24, 2014 

  • Learn the Requirements for Teaching an Online Class

    Whether you are a teacher that is interested in teaching online courses or an old pro, you can always gain knowledge on how to teach better. Learn the tips, steps and strategies it takes to be a successful online instructor. Learn how rewarding this job...
    By Janelle Cox November 21, 2011 

  • Draft a Successful Syllabus for a Virtual Classroom

    Writing an online course syllabus differs greatly from drafting a course syllabus at a brick and mortar school. Find crucial syllabus tips for online courses, suggestions on design and the little extras that are vital for online teaching and student connectivity...
    By Sylvia Cochran August 3, 2011 

  • How to Keep Distance Learners from Dropping Out of School

    As an instructor in the online education field, you know that dealing with an online learner is different from engaging students face to face in the classroom. There are no office hours and no after class meetings; however, there are a number of alternative...
    By Sylvia Cochran August 3, 2011 

  • Creating a Positive Learning Environment for Adults

    The key requirements for creating a positive learning environment do not come readily packaged. Instead they require an astute grasp of the differences between androgogy and pedagogy. Instructors can then implement the concepts to keep students motivated...
    By James Ballou July 11, 2011 

  • Correspondence Colleges and Degrees: History and How to Get Started

    The advent of the Internet has made pursuing and receiving a degree or certification easier and more convenient than ever before. If you have considered taking courses using this method, you may be wondering about the history of correspondence colleges...
    By Regina Woodard July 5, 2011 

  • Different Learning Styles of Online & Distance Learning

    With education becoming more and more interactive, some teachers may wonder how to teach those students who learn by different learning styles. In this article, learning styles in distance learning is explored and how it is still able to help students...
    By Regina Woodard July 5, 2011 

  • Giving Feedback That Gets Results: Tips for Online Teachers

    Learning how to give online class feedback is more challenging than many a virtual education instructor imagines. Read on for five must-know tips on how to offer constructive feedback in any online university setting.
    By Sylvia Cochran July 5, 2011 

  • The Teaching Philosophy of an Online Instructor

    Understanding the teaching philosophy of the online instructor involves examining the belief that these individuals have in education and in understanding their personal view of the process. The educational spark within these teachers enables and inspires...
    By James Ballou June 29, 2011 
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