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"Making the case that all instructors who are teaching online should consider the quality of their rapport with students, Glazier addresses the barriers that so many students have faced in the past and continue to face in the COVID-19 pandemic. Deftly articulating how relationships reduce or ameliorate those barriers, this clear, accessible, and inspiring book values and affirms instructors for the work they are doing and could do to support students."

"Glazier's book is an excellent resource for professors teaching online. It provides an overview of the challenges as well as the ways to overcome them effectively while offering applicable advice on how to build rapport, close the online retention gap in online classes, and constuct a support network."

"This book makes a series of compelling arguments about who online college students are and what they need to be successful. It's crucial that we continue centering students in our discussions about the future of education. Glazier draws together a wide range of sources aimed at just that and offers a novel perspective."

"A sharp analysis of the retention crisis in online learning, an eloquent call to action in support of our most vulnerable students, and a practical guidebook for online instructors, Rebecca Glazier's important book provides a clear road map for creating online courses and programs that help students succeed."

"Students are humans first. Recognizing that and embracing it in online teaching is critical but challenging. Fortunately, Dr. Glazier offers concrete, useful tactics for bringing our humanity to bear as teachers. This is a must-read!"

Connecting in the Online Classroom
Building Rapport between Teachers and Students
Publication Date: 7 Dec 2021
Status: Available
Usually ships 2-3 business days after receipt of order.
Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 264 pages
Illustrations: 6 line drawings
ISBN: 9781421442655