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Your students want to know who you are, as a professional and as a human! Develop your online persona to share your teaching presence and model for students how to bring themselves to asynchronous online learning.

Actionable Asynchronous Teaching Ideas

Next Steps

  1. Make a list of the following to add to your “Meet Your Professor” page in the Course Information section.
    • appropriate professional and personal information about you
    • images and links that you are comfortable sharing
    • your contact info and communication expectations to share with students
  2. Be the first person to respond to the icebreaker activity in the discussion forum. (If there is no activity, create one!)
  3. Think about different ways to share about yourself, e.g., web links to projects, a short video, etc.

Additional Resources

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.

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