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What Are The Eight Roles of an Effective Online Instructor?

January 30th, 2020 by
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The eight roles of an effective online instructor, as identified by Dr. Bernard Bull, are Tour Guide, Cheerleader, Learning Coach, Individual and Group Mentor, Social Butterfly, Big Brother, Valve Control, and Co-Learner. Learn ways to apply these to your teaching practice to improve student success.

How Can I Create Engaging Class Discussions In EagleVision?

January 28th, 2020 by
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This article provides several tips for increasing engagement withing EagleVision.


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