Student-Teacher Interaction in Online Education

  • Robin McConkie, MS Salt Lake Community College
  • Randall Ward, MLIS Independence University
Keywords: online education, student-teacher interaction, student feedback, course pacing, student focus, content focus


In my years as a college instructor of both face-to-face (F2F) and online courses, my experience has shown me that there are a number of advantages and challenges to online education.  The purpose of this paper is to address some of the major benefits and pitfalls to online instruction in regards to teacher-student interaction.  I will discuss the challenges with suggested strategies the instructor might use to mitigate them. 

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