Big Idea - Communication

Picture of students with a teacher In this section, we turn our attention to another important consideration: communication.

When teaching face-to-face, students and teachers are present in one physical space. Communication is synchronous.

Communication in the online learning environment, whether synchronous or asynchronous, is quite different.

Cues, such as tone, visual signals, and other contextual influences are lost.

In the online world, clarity of written communication is key. 

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