How to bring high-touch to online learning?

How can we bring high-touch interactivity to online learning?

Reported by Inside Higher Ed, online courses, for all their pedagogical rigor, often miss many of the benefits of in-person interactivity. But there are several ways institutions are working to incorporate high-touch into the online degree program. From in-person residencies to heavy team-based projects, and client-based courses that force heavy interaction.

The takeaway? While flexibility is the most critical reason why many choose the online learning modality, how do we incorporate high-touch and the relational benefits of it while keeping the flexibility online students find so critical?

May you continue to fight the good enrollment growth fight at your institution today, and we’ll see you again tomorrow.

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Eric Olsen

Eric brings more than a decade of award-winning creative brand development, marketing analytics and higher education experience to Helix Education. Eric is a graduate of Bradley University and earned his MBA at Lewis University.