Communicating your teaching approach to your students manages expectations and maintains engagement throughout the semester. When students know what to expect, when to expect it, and how to approach the semester, they are empowered to fit their studies around life. Teachers, too, are protected from feeling permanently “on call” and other habits that can lead to burn-out.
In this article, I describe four proven ways to deliver a successful online experience for your students.
1. Define your communication channels