10 Principles of Effective Online Teaching: Best Practices in Distance Education

Teaching online for the first time is a little like trying to drive a car in a foreign country. You know how to drive, just like you know how to teach, but it sure is hard to get the hang of driving on the left side of the road. You’re not quite sure how far a kilometer is and darn it if those road signs aren’t all in a different language.

If you’d like to better understand the “rules of the road” for online teaching and learning, 10 Principles of Effective Online Teaching: Best Practices in Distance Education is the perfect guidebook.

10 Principles of Effective Online Teaching: Best Practices in Distance Education

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This insider’s guide to teaching and learning in the online classroom includes:

  • Show Up and Teach
  • Practice Proactive Course Management Strategies
  • Establish Patterns of Course Activites
  • Plan for the Unplanned
  • Response Requested and Expected
  • Think Before You Write
  • Help Maintain Forward Progress
  • Safe and Secure
  • Quality Counts
  • (Double) Click a Mile on My Connection