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Online Communication

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This section is meant to help faculty with the process of redesigning a traditional face-to-face course through the TAC Hybrid Certification Program.

Online communication is a crucial element of a hybrid course. This section provides you with success strategies, an overview of different types of online discussion forums, discussion management tips, and guidelines for the quality of work you should expect from your students. There is a sample grading rubric from an English Composition course that you may adapt to fit your own courses. There is also a published article that discusses integrating discussion boards into your hybrid courses.