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Teaching Large Classes Online


Do you teach or plan to teach high enrollment classes with online components or in a pure online environment? Help your students be successful online learners while not becoming a 24-7 instructor. In this workshop you learn about tips and techniques to make your course run more smoothly. Also, you'll learn how to reduce email overload and strategies to provide regular feedback to large numbers of students. 

About the Facilitator

Tena B. Crews is professor of Integrated Information Technology at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C. She teaches Integrated Information Technology courses and the Senior Seminar course for the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management (HRSM) Bachelor’s of Art in Interdisciplinary Studies (B.A.I.S.). She also serves as the director of Online Learning and Development and program chair for the B.A.I.S. degree in the college of HRSM. She holds a B.S. and M.Ed. from Ball State University and an Ed.D from the University of Georgia. She has taught at Ball State University, University of West Georgia and currently the University of South Carolina.

 Crews is the author of the book Fundamentals of Insurance and Investigating Your Career and her articles have appeared in the Journal of Computer Information Systems, Journal of Information Systems Education, Educause Quarterly, Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, Journal for Global Business Education, Information Technology, Learning, and Performance Journal, and other journals. She has held offices on numerous 

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