Motivating Adult Online Learners

For students who need flexibility their schedules, online courses can be a great option. However, a February Faculty Focus article described a recent survey of Florida State University students taking online courses which revealed that many students did not feel they were getting the same educational value from their online courses that they would from a traditional face-to-face class. Among students’ primary concerns were course relevance, lack of instructor presence, and absence of timely feedback.

In order to keep students motivated and promote their educational success, online learning must be active and engaging.

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Click here to read about using Canvas to make online courses more active and engaging.




Last Updated January 8, 2018