Unit 1: 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)
The combination of a social presence, a cognitive presence and teaching presence make for the learners enriched learning experience. It is important for the instructor to establish the their presence early on in a course. It
- 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?
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