As a result of the COVID pandemic, institutions all over the world continue to make significant investments in digital transformation to be more resilient and better prepared for an unpredictable future. Study has shown again and again, however, that technology alone does not equal effective teaching nor active learning in digital environments. How do we engage students in online or hybrid classes, synchronous or asynchronous in different combinations of modalities, and to meet the needs of increasingly diverse student populations and help them all succeed? This session will engage participants to review, examine, and reflect on the evolving and multi-faceted instructor’s role, and how to engage students and help them succeed with the community of inquiry model by establishing cognitive presence, social presence and teaching presence in the digital learning environments regardless of delivery modality.

Author: Yaping Gao

Published in: Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2023)

  • Date of Conference: 11-13 April 2023
  • DOI: 10.20533/IICE.2023.0022
  • ISBN: 978-1-913572-51-8
  • Conference Location: Dún Laoghaire, Ireland