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Instructional Technology for New Faculty: Online Teaching Tips

Online Teaching Tips

  • Create or check your course using the Dalton State QM Rubric (See Attachment on the right side of this page).
  • Develop a strong teaching presence in your course
  • Post a “Welcome to the Course!” announcement that is enthusiastic and motivating
  • Be first whenever possible - you set the tone for the students
  • Respond to all student queries, etc., within 24 hours
  • Be certain feedback is detailed and positive in tone
  • Respond to all—or nearly all—student discussion postings.
  • Post frequently asked questions in your course
  • Give frequent assessments
  • Give frequent, timely and positive feedback
  • Use the Discussion Board and set clear guidelines
  • Familiarize yourself with all the tools for quizzes
  • Help your personality come alive with audio and/or audiovisual.

Rubric for Online and Hybrid Courses