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Online Presence: Online Presence

Books on Design Thinking

Electronic Books (login will be required)


Building Online Communities in Higher Education Institutions: Creating Collaborative Experience by Carolyn Stevenson

Building Online Learning Communities: Effective Strategies for the Virtual Classroom, by Rena Palloff and Keith Pratt

Finding your online voice stories told by experienced online educators by Michael Spector

Creating a sense of presence in online teaching how to "be there" for distance learners by Rosemary Lehman

Lessons from the virtual classroom the realities of online teaching by Rena Palloff and Keith Pratt

The online teaching survival guide : simple and practical pedagogical tips by Judith Boettcher - Part One, for example

The Savvy Student's Guide to Online Learning by Kristen Sosulski and Ted Bongiovanni - specifically chapter 3



Enhancing social presence in online learning environments by Michael Marmon

Learning communities from start to finish, edited by Mimi Benjamin

Learning cultures in online education by Robin Goodfellow

Social presence in online learning : multiple perspectives on practice and research by Aimee Whiteside

Socializing the classroom social networks and online learning by Susan Barnes

Print Books

Building learning communities in cyberspace : effective strategies for the online classroom by Rena Palloff and Keith Pratt

Communities of practice : creating learning environments for educators, Chris Kimble and Paul Hildreth

Finding your online voice : stories told by experienced online educators by Michael Spector

Learning, culture, and community in online education : research and practice by Caroline Haythornthwaite

Other Resources

Drama Games - online social activities​

5 Research-Backed Tips to Improve Your Online Teaching Presence from Edutopia

Managing Your Online Presence - from the Association of College and University Educators

A Model for Social Presence in Online Classrooms peer-reviewed article by Chun-Wang Wei et al. (UH login required)

Remote Learning Resources for Teachers - from Shake Up Learning