Tag Archives: TLO

TLO 16: How to Teach Online: Review and Wrap-Up: Part 2

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

Welcome to the last of this 16-part series of TLO Blogs, which have had, in total, well over 2,000 hits (so far). So, I wanted to thank those readers, especially those of you who posted questions and comments. Thanks also … Continue reading

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TLO 15: How to Teach Online: Review and Wrap-Up: Part 1

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

As this is the penultimate TLO blog in this 16-part series, I asked some of the readers and responders what they thought would be the most useful way to wrap things up. Many of the readers said that, as we’ve … Continue reading

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TLO 14: How to Teach Online: Assessing Online Learning II

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

Welcome to the 14th in this series of 16 TLO blogs. Last time, in TLO 13, we looked at some of the challenges of assessing online learning, based on a kind of “triangulated model,” with timeframes, quantity, and quality as … Continue reading

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TLO 13: How to Teach Online: Assessing Online Learning

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

Welcome to the 13th in this series of 16 TLO (teaching and learning online) blogs. Here in eastern Ontario, Canada, there’s been a period of record-breaking, severe winter weather with temperatures getting down to 40 degrees below zero, where Fahrenheit … Continue reading

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TLO 12: How to Teach Online: Building Trust

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

In TLO 11 (posted 8 Jan 2014), I wrote that: “When we think and talk about building relationships online, we move beyond the Technology of TLO to the other ‘Big T’, which is Trust. In all relationships, personal as well … Continue reading

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TLO 11: How to Teach Online: Establishing Ground Rules II

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

In the previous blog (posted December 18), we looked at establishing a set of standards for behavior and interaction in a teaching and learning environment online, which are different in some important ways from the ground rules in regular, face-to-face … Continue reading

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TLO 10: How to Teach Online: Establishing the Ground Rules

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

In the previous blog (posted December 4), we looked at some of the ways in which course participants, including the teachers, can get to know each other in spite of not being in a physical classroom, and in many cases … Continue reading

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TLO 9: How to Teach Online: Get to Know Your Course Participants

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

Finally! The “how to” stuff! Some readers have e-mailed me to say that, although they are finding these TLO blogs interesting, they thought it was going to be more of a “how to” type blog, which some of the other … Continue reading

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TLO 8: The Future Online in China, Africa, and India

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

This TLO blog comes to you from (currently) warm and sunny South China, where we recently wrapped up the third TESOL Symposium in China, and the first in Guangzhou, at the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies. The symposium was sold … Continue reading

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The Explosive Growth of Teaching & Learning Online in TESOL

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

Since starting this blog series a few months ago in August, I’ve received a number of e-mails asking me for recommendations for reading matter in the area of teaching and learning online (TLO). A recent and relevant book is Online … Continue reading

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