Online Teaching Strategies


Sep. 21, 2020, 4pm to 5:15pm


As universities increase the volume of online courses offered, instructors feel an immense pressure to create quality learning experiences. Seasoned professors and new Teaching Assistants alike are researching strategies to engage students in the new virtual norm. A key challenge when teaching online is taking known educational best practices and adapting them for an online environment. In this workshop, we will review how to translate and implement effective teaching principles in the virtual world. 

By participating in this workshop you will:

  • Learn how to adapt educational best practices to an online environment
  • Learn how to develop engaging course materials
  • Learn strategies that will keep students engaged in your online course
  • Learn how to best communicate expectations with your students in an online environment

Professional Development Academy Program: GCTC

Professional Development Academy Pillars: Teaching

Learning Experience: Lecture

Time Commitment: < 2 hours

Lifecycle Stage: Early-Mid Master’s, Early-Mid Docotral


  • Dr. Natalie Pennington, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies
  • Heather Whitesides, Consultant, Hybrid Development & Design, Online Education

Admission Information

This workshop is open to UNLV graduate students.

Please RSVP at least 24 hours prior to the workshop.

Contact Information

Grad Rebel
Graduate College

External Sponsor

Graduate College