Day April 3, 2024

Enhancing Connection and Flexibility: Integrating Optional Synchronous Sessions into Asynchronous Online Courses

Young adult students sitting outside and working on a project. One student holds a laptop.
While many courses at UAF are offered and listed as asynchronous, nothing prevents the inclusion of optional synchronous sessions. This teaching tip offers advice on a variety of different kinds of synchronous activities that you might consider as adding to your course as supplemental ways for students to connect with each other, you, and the content.