Communication in online courses takes on many forms from emails to assignment instructions to assignment feedback to discussion board prompts and responses. Effectively communicating with online students is a key factor in student success. Because most instructors feel the truth of this, some take the more is more approach, creating lengthy instructive emails, assignment packets, and in-depth feedback on assignments. Here are three best practices for communicating with your online students.

This Resource Fair has been created to provide UAB faculty and staff exposure to the many academic resources that are available through the various service-oriented units on campus. Various academic technology vendors will be on-site to showcase their products.