Module Five ~ Reflection

After reading and commenting on other student’s posts, I became aware of what my fellow students value in an online class. For my post, I was looking primarily at the scholarship that supported the need for social interaction in order to allow students greater opportunity for academic success and to allow them greater engagement in … Continue reading Module Five ~ Reflection

Module Five – Social Interaction in Online Courses

An important factor in this course and one that is frequently pointed to in the research on online teaching is the inclusion of social interaction for student satisfaction and academic success. Long, Marchetti, &¬†Fasse (2011) found that students who engaged in social communication within the parameters of an online course experienced greater academic success as … Continue reading Module Five – Social Interaction in Online Courses