Share Paper: Best Practices for Culturally Responsive Online Instruction

  1. Amy Mazur, The George Washington University, United States
  2. Tara Courchaine, The George Washington University, United States
Thursday, March 10 5:55 PM-6:15 PM Tulip Grove F

Abstract: Culturally responsive online instruction should be designed with a framework that supports students’ cultural and linguistic differences by providing differentiated instructional opportunities that reflects students' strengths, rather than their deficits. This paper addresses the role of the instructor in implementing best practices for online communication within a culturally responsive instructional framework. After exploring current research on the impact that culture has on communication in online learning environments, will make recommendations based on a replicable online model that is currently in place at one University.