5 Tips for Teaching Impact Issues Online

By Michael Rost

Online teaching can present challenges for teachers, particularly if we feel we have to create a class quickly, or in an emergency. This posting offers five concrete tips for creating a successful online language learning class:

  1. Provide the right level of leadership
  2. Create a portal for all course content
  3. Set up a simple learning management system for student access
  4. Emphasize creative output
  5. Build a community

These tips are referenced to the use of the Impact Issues series, though the advice can be adapted to other content.