Appendix B: Tips for Teaching Distance or Blended Learning

Tips for Teaching Distance or Blended Learning

Below are some tips for distance teaching with adult learners.

1. Be prepared.

2. Be patient, firm, and flexible.

3. Try to really understand the learner's reasons for studying online.

4. Don’t judge a person by their writing in an email or text message.

5. Develop an online persona.

6. Respond quickly and frequently.

7. Respond appropriately.

8. Collect necessary information.

9. Motivate and encourage.

10. Handle duplicate responses.

11. Set educational expectations.

12. Keep yourself motivated, energized, and enthused!


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