Unit 1: Teacher Presence


Teacher Presence

Watch the following two videos carefully and note their thoughts on Teacher Presence in a course. Take notes and use the information in the videos to answer the questions in the "Questions" section of this unit.

Video #1: Creating Instructor Presence


Video #2: 8 Lessons Learned from Teaching Online


Community of Inquiry

This model postulates that deep and meaningful learning results when there are sufficient levels of three component “presences.” (Paula Jones, Kim Naugle & MaryAnn Kolloff : Learning Solutions Magazine. (n.d.)., P.1)

Community of Inquiry Model


  • What is Teacher Presence?
  • Why is it important?
  • How is it established?
  • Does teacher presence have an impact on the quality of learning done by students?


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Unit 2: Registration for a Screencast-O-Matic Account and Discovering the application features

Unit 3: Create a Screencast/Video using Screencast-O-Matic

References and Resources

Richardson, J. C., Besser, E., Koehler, A., Lim, J., & Strait, M. (2016). Instructors' Perceptions of Instructor Presence in Online Learning Environments. International Review Of Research In Open And Distributed Learning, 17(4), 82-104.

Paula Jones, Kim Naugle & MaryAnn Kolloff : Learning Solutions Magazine. (n.d.). Teacher Presence: Using Introductory Videos in Online and Hybrid Courses Retrieved December 14, 2016, from https://www.learningsolutionsmag.com/articles/107/teacher-presence-using-introductory-videos-in-online-and-hybrid-courses