Pathway – Prepare the First Email to Students

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View this video introduction to the learning path on what to include in a first course email message, how to send the message, and when to send it.

Paulson, E. (2022). Prepare Your Welcome Message.

What’s Next

Referenced throughout this learning path are the following Conestoga webpages that will help you get started with sending a welcome email message and providing students with relevant information for how to get to class.

After you have reviewed the introduction, see the post below to learn more and download a sample email template.

Sending Your First Course Welcome Message to Students

We welcome your feedback on this pathway.

Elan Paulson

Elan Paulson, PhD, has been an educator in Ontario's higher education system since 2004. Before joining Conestoga as a Teaching and Learning Consultant, Elan was on the executive team at eCampusOntario. She previously served as Program Director and as an instructor in professional education programs at Western University's Faculty of Education. With a Master's in Educational Technology, Elan specializes in technology-enabled and collaborative learning to support diverse learners. She has also conducted research on faculty participation in communities of practice for professional learning and self-care.