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Fall 2023 - Course - Interactions - 3WKA is a Course

Fall 2023 - Course - Interactions - 3WKA



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Interactions is an online professional development course designed to help instructors learn how to foster participation and interaction, utilize proper netiquette, and cultivate a learning environment that includes interaction-based learning activities.

Participants in this course will watch videos, use Canvas documentation, complete activities, and participate in discussions.

Target AudienceThis course is intended for teachers in a K-20+ environment. The techniques and tools in Interactions are used from kindergarten through medical school and everywhere in between.  The course will also be beneficial for anyone who will be creating a course, for example, school and district administrators as well as university instructional designers.


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define Interaction
  • State clearly the requirements for student participation and interaction in an online course
  • Develop a plan for response time and feedback on assignments
  • Advance the achievement of students toward the course learning objectives through interaction-based learning activities
  • Define netiquette and state clearly the requirement for proper netiquette within course interactions in an online course
  • Promote active learning by ensuring relevance, value, and authenticity of the content in relation to the learning objectives. 
  • Promote collaboration between students and faculty through active learning. 
  • Provide opportunities for unstructured student-initiated interaction with peers
  • Provide students the opportunity to give anonymous feedback to the instructor regarding course design and/or content after course completion. 


Phyllis Johson

      Alicia Beasley


This course is being taught by Alicia Beasley, the Director of eLearning at East Central Community College.

Alicia is a graduate of  Walden University and holds an Ed.S. in Educational Technology.  Professionally, Alicia is focused on integrating technology into instructional practices to create learning experiences that are cohesive across modes of delivery. She wants all students to succeed in online courses so she tries out new technologies in the courses she teaches. She then tries to get other instructors to try some of those technologies. Engagement and retention in online courses are a high priority for Alicia.  In her personal life, Alicia enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys vacationing in the mountains and at the beach. Her upcoming trips include a cruise in the Western Caribbean and a trip to Alaska. 

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