Share Paper: Using Instant Messaging to Improve Student Engagement in Online Courses

  1. Jean Kiekel, Virtual High School, Inc, United States
Wednesday, March 9 6:30 PM-8:00 PM Hermitage C

Abstract: Using instant messaging by teachers and professors may improve the performance and interactivity of the online classroom and allow student-to-teacher interactions to occur. This presentation will discuss the use of instant messaging technologies to connect with online students in an effort to increase participation and success in distant courses.