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3 Ways to Increase Student Engagement in Online Learning

For faculty teaching online, one of the most persistent challenges is finding ways to generate the same level of interpersonal interaction possible with students in person. Such engagement is essential for student success.
In one study published in the journal Computers & Education, researchers from Columbia University’s Teachers College observed various elements in 23 online courses at two community colleges. They found that the top factor determining students’ grades was the level of interpersonal interaction between students and the instructor and among students themselves. Although…