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Template: The Online Tutor & Student Relationship

Teaching Online Module 1, Session 3 Building a relationship with your online students template Use this template to guide you through building a working relationship with your online students. It will help you identify the types of strategies, preparation and support needed to establish a productive and effective online learning environment. Download and save this template for your own reference.

Below are some of the activities you might be required to do to gain an air of confidence, and mastery within your online learning environment. Think about some of the practical ways in which you could do this for each activity.
How will you establish your online persona? What kind of persona will this be? Description:

This resource was created by University College Falmouth and released as an open educational resource for University College Falmouth for the Learn to Teach Online course. The free Learn to Teach Online course is funded by University College Falmouth's Learning and Teaching Enhancement Programme. 2012 University College Falmouth

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What will your tone of voice be? How will you reflect this in your interactions with your students? Will it be variable depending on circumstances? Will you adopt a firm, fair and/or fun approach to your role? How will you address student misperceptions of your online personality? Description:

How will you introduce yourself (email, video, audio, etc)? What will be your key introductory messages to your students? Description:

How will you give your students a feeling of security? Description:

How will you take charge of what goes on in your learning environment? How will you demonstrate responsiveness to students thoughts and perceptions of you and their peers? Description: Description:
This resource was created by University College Falmouth and released as an open educational resource for University College Falmouth for the Learn to Teach Online course. The free Learn to Teach Online course is funded by University College Falmouth's Learning and Teaching Enhancement Programme. 2012 University College Falmouth

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Licence. When repurposing this resource please acknowledge the B4EE project.

How will you address student complaints? Description:

How will you prepare students to behave responsibly within the online learning environment? Description:

How will you handle student breaches of netiquette (rudeness, bullying, inappropriate language, inappropriate responses, sharing of confidential information, etc)? Description:

If you breach the rules of netiquette, how will you address this? Description:

This resource was created by University College Falmouth and released as an open educational resource for University College Falmouth for the Learn to Teach Online course. The free Learn to Teach Online course is funded by University College Falmouth's Learning and Teaching Enhancement Programme. 2012 University College Falmouth

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Licence. When repurposing this resource please acknowledge the B4EE project.

How will you establish and ensure a safe, tolerant and respectful online learning environment? Description:

This resource was created by University College Falmouth and released as an open educational resource for University College Falmouth for the Learn to Teach Online course. The free Learn to Teach Online course is funded by University College Falmouth's Learning and Teaching Enhancement Programme. 2012 University College Falmouth

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Licence. When repurposing this resource please acknowledge the B4EE project.