Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-18-2020

Journal Title

Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching and Learning

First Page

1

Last Page

17

Version

Publisher PDF: the final published version of the article, with professional formatting and typesetting

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose was to describe the redesigning of an online course that utilized adult learning principles and a framework to engage students.

Design/methodology/approach

The methodology used is a first person account from the instructor point of view.

Findings

Findings indicate that the teaching strategies used encouraged student engagement in the course.

Research limitations/implications

The research is limited to one course with less than 20 students.

Practical implications

Other online instructors can utilize teaching strategies used that promote engagement among students.

Social implications

This course is an example of a highly engaging online course. This shows that online courses can be engaging and satisfying for students.

Originality/value

This paper adds to the body of literature on what teaching strategies encourage students to engage online. It connects theories with real life examples that others teaching online can implement.

Notes

Leslie, H. J. (2020). Facilitation fundamentals: Redesigning an online course using adult learning principles. Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching & Learning, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1108/JRIT-09-2019-0068.

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