Tag Archive | "teaching online"

Coping with the Demands of “Always On” Learning

Tuesday, March 24, 2015


By Dr. Tiffany DePriter Faculty Member, Mathematics at American Public University When I tell people that I work from a home office, more specifically that I teach online, a quizzical expression comes over their faces. Surely they envision me padding to my desk at noon, wearing my pajamas. This is quite far from the truth. I have a designated office, and I am at my desk (fully clothed) by 9 am.

What Makes a Good Online Instructor?

Wednesday, October 24, 2012


By Dr. Conrad Lotze Dean, School of Education, American Public University What  qualifications and characteristics are key to being  a good online instructor? In order to evaluate candidates for online faculty positions, I typically ask myself a series of questions: Do they possess the requisite content knowledge and degree necessary for the position?  Do they have knowledge and experience in pedagogy or andragogy, that is, the science and art of teaching children and adults, respectively?

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