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The key to teaching online? Rapport. | Heidi Skurat Harris and Rebecca Glazier

In this webinar with online educator-researchers Heidi Skurat Harris and Rebecca Glazier, we'll discuss best practices to help you build rapport and improve communication in your online courses. These tips are based on longitudinal research conducted by the presenters and are meant to help you both right now AND as you plan for summer and fall instruction.

About Heidi Skurat Harris

Dr. Heidi Skurat Harris is an Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Writing and the Coordinator of Graduate Programs in Professional and Technical Writing at the University of Arkansas--Little Rock. Dr. Harris has taught courses in five different disciplines and at four types of higher-learning institutions in traditional face-to-face classrooms and online learning environments. She is the editor of The Bedford Bibliography of Research in Online Writing Instruction, and she teaches courses in online writing instruction, technical writing, and creative nonfiction.

About Rebecca Glazier

Rebecca A. Glazier is an associate professor of political science in the School of Public Affairs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She has a PhD in political science from the University of California Santa Barbara. In addition to her research on religion and politics, she studies the scholarship of teaching and learning and has published articles on the efficacy of various teaching strategies, including simulations, satire, and smartphone apps. She is passionate about improving the quality of online education for college students. You can follow her on Twitter @rebeccaglazier.

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