Online Instructor Roles – Technological Role

The technological role helps students feel comfortable with the technology used in an online course.

It involves:

  • Understanding technical terms related to online tools
  • Using online tools to communicate with students
  • Using online tools to present content in textual, graphic, audio, and video formats
  • Allowing students sufficient time to learn how to use new tools
  • Diagnosing and clarifying technical problems
  • Referring students to technical support resources when necessary

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