The notion that “social presence” might help with retention in online programs has prompted vendors to infuse their online learning platforms with more social media tools, particularly synchronous text- and video-chat features. The co-presenters from National-Louis — the education professor Kathleen M. Sheridan and the instructional designer Melissa A. Kelly — were careful to avoid implying that such tools are ineffectual gimmicks. But they did caution the audience against employing them for the wrong reasons.
UC Regent Live(blog)
The latest news, facts, and opinions about the UC system and California Higher Education. Everything from the growing student movement to admissions wait lists to state policy.
Contact us at email@example.com
Visit our twitter at twitter.com/ucregentlive
Or visit us at UC Irvine, Humanities Gateway 1305
Ask Us Any Question You Want!
UC Regent Live Blog
UC Regent (Past)Live
- 160,533 hits