Vicki Suter

Discovering the power of good questions

When is an online course opaque?

My heart sinks when someone says to me, “He’s a good face-to-face teacher, I’m sure he’ll make a great online teacher!” Without help, I’m afraid he’ll be the teacher I … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

I am here – are you there?

In the online collaborative environment, visibility is serious issue because learners aren’t co-located or even co-temporaneous, so other affordances must provide information about availability for social interaction. To increase sociability, … Continue reading

April 7, 2013 · Leave a comment