6 keys to engaging students online — from campustechnology.com by Richard Rose
While some instructors think online teaching will be a breeze, the truth is that the best teachers work really hard to connect with students. CT shares tips from an insider.

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If properly done, both teaching online and taking courses online is hard work. I’d take a successful online learner any day — as they’ve shown they are self-starters, self-motivated, and they don’t need hand holding. And in terms of the teaching aspect, I’d recommend all faculty at least try their hand at teaching online — as their careers will be more stable if they do (i.e. they will be more marketable).