Facilitate Interaction and Build a Sense of Community

Webct can be a great tool for reaching students, but some professors maybe concerned about the level of interaction their students give through Webct. For tips on how to involve students, and encourage participation and interaction, please visit the links below.

10 Tips for Using the Chat Tool
Discussion Patterns & BB Tips for Interactive Learning
ChatStat -- a GSU program, developed for chat analysis
Online Teaching Strategies
The Web: Design for Active Learning

The following links are provided by Karla Embleton, of Iowa State University:

Providing Feedback through the Grade book
Reducing Online Cheating
Communication Tools and Activities