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Free Webinar: Connecting Through Communications at a Distance

August 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Hosted by NISOD

This webinar provides tools and techniques for communicating with students in digital environments. The presenters explore how to understand your students’ communication needs, the use of messages to facilitate supportive contact, essential communication tools, and how to make a distance relationship successful. The importance of tone and verbiage in emails; using real time communication aids (Zoom, FaceTime, etc.); communicating in a timely fashion; accuracy in instructional messages; respecting the student’s individuality; and using multiple communication tools to interact with students and present material are also considered. The focus of the webinar is on helping instructors facilitate meaningful connections with students using both verbal and written communication.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify the unique communication needs of students in a distance learning environment.
  2. Discuss the importance of communication in distance learning.
  3. Apply effective communication skills in distance environments.

Participate in one of two ways:

  1. Attend a watch party with the Center for Academic Innovation. RSVP below to save your seat!
  2. Attend independently by registering yourself on the event webpage. NISOD webinars are offered at no cost to OTC faculty, staff, and administration through OTC’s organizational membership.


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August 22
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Event Category:


Center for Academic Innovation
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OTC Location

Springfield Campus, Virtual