Start Your Online (Asynchronous) Course

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Get off to a strong start by readying your asynchronous online course for students–learn what is in the course and what needs to be changed or updated for your section and semester.

Actionable Asynchronous Teaching Tips

Next Steps

  1. Update your Instructional Plan (remember Academic Dates and Religious Holidays)
  2. Get to know the Essential Elements.
  3. Think about what you might say in your first course welcome message to invite students into your course.
  4. Find answers to eText questions using the Bookstore FAQ for faculty.  

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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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