How to Humanize Your Online Course
“Cognition and emotion are the two sides of the same coin” – Zaretta Hammond
The infographic below, created by expert Michelle Pacansky-Brock and the T&L Innovations @ CI team, captures the key ideas of humanizing your online course. Some of the suggestions include how to facilitate your online course, excellent elements of course design, insight into learning domains, and how to promote a Community of Inquiry. Humanizing your course is a first step in fostering community within your course. As students see that you as their instructor, as well as their peers, are more than just a name on a screen, they will begin to make connections with you, the course content, and with each other. An accessible version for screen readers.