5. (35) Instructors use specific strategies to create a presence in the course.
Not Observed Insufficient Moderate Use Meets Criterion Completely
Instructors all provide a welcome message at the beginning of the class.
Instructors are required to use a variety of teaching methods: lectures (which can be delivered live via web conferencing; recorded via web conferencing or Adobe Presenter or Panopto); written up via word documents. Instructors are also required to participate in the discussion forums; and respond within 48 hours to all student questions. They are also required to provide individual feedback to assignments.
Also Standard 3. Instructor Contribution to Course Content and Student Learning of the SLIS Online Teaching Standards and Indicators. http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/downloads/SLIS_Online_Teaching_Standards.pdf