How to Teach Online: A Beginner’s Guide

How to Teach Online:
A Beginner’s Guide
90-minute workshop with Paul Signorelli
and Dan Freeman

Thursday, January 16, 2014
2:30pm Eastern | 1:30 Central
12:30 Mountain | 11:30am Pacific


From webinars to online courses to MOOCs, the flexibility and affordability of online learning is an appealing option for libraries. But for those who have never taught online, the thought of jumping into it for the first time can be intimidating. In this workshop Signorelli and Freeman demonstrate how practical and effective teaching online can be, no matter your level of experience.

Topics include:

Accomplishing online what you can accomplish in-person — overcoming the myth that face-to-face learning trumps online learning
Presenting online vs. in-person — similarities and differences
Building engagement and audience participation into your online instruction
Different formats for online presentation
How to bring your in-person strengths to online presentation
Finding your comfort zone