Cultivating Engaging Online Communities

Course description

Flinders Learning and Teaching Academy presents a workshop delivered by OES focusing on building strong relationships and fostering vibrant communities in online teaching. This workshop delves into strategies for cultivating meaningful interactions between learners, facilitators, and course content, creating a collaborative and engaging learning environment. Explore effective tools and techniques to promote active participation, enhance learner well-being, and elevate the overall quality of online education.

Louise Bacholer (BA/BTeach (Primary), MEd, MPET) Louise brings over two decades of teaching experience in Australian schools and universities, holding dual Masters degrees in Education and Professional Education and Training. Louise advocates for transformative shifts in educational practices to foster engaging online communities. When teaching Louise prioritises building rapport and relationships, as well as creating supportive environments for learner success.

Type of course

Web conference

Who should attend

Anyone interested in strategies for enhancing their asynchronous online teaching.

What you will learn

  1. Acquire techniques for facilitating diverse learners online, fostering a supportive and inclusive learning environment.
  2. Learn how to develop teacher presence by employing tools and strategies that ensure interactions with learners motivate, and create interest in learning.
  3. Foster learner to learner relationships by implementing methods that encourage learners to interact with one another and build a social presence in online learning communities.

Upcoming events

Friday, 24th May 2024

Time: 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Location: Web Conference