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5.1. Instructor Presence

Instructor Presence

Community of Inquiry framework of educational experience - social presence, cognitive presence, teaching presence in a 3 circle Venn diagram

An important component of any online course is instructor or teaching presence. Students need to feel like you, as the instructor, are active and engaged in the course. Creating a sense of instructor presence has been shown to encourage increased student engagement. Here are some tips to help you create a sense of teaching presence in your course.

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