Be Yourself, No Matter the Classroom

I have heard a lot instructors and teachers mention that they shy away from the prospect of extending their reach via the online or virtual classroom, thinking that technology won’t help them bring their personality to the environment, or that maybe the technology still isn’t capable of facilitating this. Tech has changed a lot, and increasingly students can see and hear their teachers. This entry from Faculty Focus discusses the importance of bringing pesonalities into the online learning environment for both teachers and students, and offers a few easy, practical ways that can be accomplished.


Tips for Letting Your Personality Shine When Teaching Online

Teaching online does not mean that you have to lose the personal touch with your students.

(publisher will share more in tomorrow’s blog entry)

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About KappaDiva
Learning Leader Tech Ed Advocate Empassioned Educator Perpetual Student Professional Learner Chief Learning Officer Tonya is a learning leader, instructional design, performance support and multimedia communications professional, with nearly 20 years of experience in healthcare, information systems, instructional design and training, web and creative design, internal and external marketing, PR and communications, social media, service excellence, leadership development and non-profit operations management. She is currently Director, Staff Learning & Development, Teach For America; President, A2ATD; principal and Chief Learning Officer of Kappa Beta Technology & Instruction; grad student at The University of Michigan; and author of the Learning Leader Blog (,) an emerging technologies resource for 21st century educators. She current is living in Macomb County, MI, with her cat and several Mac and iOS devices.

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