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Building Community in a Fully Online Course

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Adriana Cervantes-Gonzalez, an Instructor from CSU Bakersfield, uses Google Slides to create community and interaction between instructor and students in this online graduate course. Community Building activities are assigned intermittently throughout the course to give students an opportunity to engage and interact in a non-high stakes forum while getting to know more about each other along the way.

QLT Objectives Met

  • QLT Section 4: Student Interaction and Community
    • Objective: 4.1 At the beginning of the course, instructor provides an opportunity to have students self- introduce themselves to develop a sense of community.


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Additional Information

  • Material Type: Assignment
  • Author: Adriana Cervantes-Gonzalez, Instructor
  • Institution: California State University, Bakersfield
  • Date Created: 2018-05-30
  • Course Format:   Online

QM Standard Equivalents

  • QM General Standard 1: Course Overview and Introduction
  • Standard: 1.9 Learners have the opportunity to introduce themselves.