Helping students succeed in the online classroom requires a student-centric approach. In this episode, Dr. Bethanie Hansen talks to APU faculty director Dr. Doris Blanton about training faculty to help with student retention.
Teaching online classes requires a substantial amount of advanced preparation. In this episode, Dr. Bethanie Hansen shares ways teachers can prepare before a class so they can focus on teaching, engaging with students, and meeting their own teaching goals.
As an online teacher, it’s very easy to be distracted, which can reduce efficiency and throw off your work-life balance. In the third and final part of this mini-series, Dr. Bethanie Hansen shares strategies to help online educators improve time management priorities and stay focused by minimizing interruptions.
Teaching online can be overwhelming and interfere with work-life balance. In the first part of this three-part series, Dr. Bethanie Hansen discusses teaching strategies to help online educators prioritize their time by engaging students first.
Online students often need extra help and support. In this episode, Dr. Bethanie Hansen shares tips to effectively communicate with students, be flexible, and provide support to help them succeed in the virtual classroom.
Online educators can get so caught up in completing tasks and meeting deadlines that they often feel like they don’t have time for the big or important things. In this episode, Dr. Bethanie Hansen talks about the importance of reflection to assess one’s values and priorities.
Online faculty often feel disconnected from the institution and peers. In this episode, Dr. Bethanie Hansen provides tips and strategies for building community among faculty members to help them feel connected, informed and engaged.
Are you looking for ways to enhance content in your classes? In this episode, Dr. Bethanie Hansen recommends several technology tools to help you add valuable audio, video, and multimedia components.
Time management must be a top priority for online teachers. In this episode, Dr. Bethanie Hansen shares four tips to help online educators assess and track their time as well as how to prioritize and plan their time.