Abstract

Like students, faculty also experience isolation in the online learning environment. This session presents the findings of a pilot study into faculty sense of alienation and the strategies that faculty have employed to “be there” and “be together” with their students in the online environment.

Keywords

online education, online faculty, sense of presence, alienation

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May 19th, 9:00 PM

Faculty Perception of “Presence” in the Online Environment

Like students, faculty also experience isolation in the online learning environment. This session presents the findings of a pilot study into faculty sense of alienation and the strategies that faculty have employed to “be there” and “be together” with their students in the online environment.