9 Tips for Successful Webinar Participation

Online classes via a live webinar setting are becoming more and more popular throughout the world. Students of all ages, from elementary to adult, are participating in all kinds of classes from math, writing, history, to literature and more.

Here is a list of 9 tips for a successful academic online class experience:

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Watering My Dendrites

I have recently discovered one of the best professional development activities this writing teacher could ever pursue – becoming a member of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine Review Crew (SHRC). Talk about forcing me to practice what I preach!

I spend the majority of my work hours editing student writing. For the last 10 years, I have consistently tutored around 250 students per year which adds up to over 3000 papers from September through April. Some days when I have piles of papers to process, I can get into a trance-like rhythm and apply proper punctuation without even reading content! Needless to say, those pathways through my brain are deeply entrenched.

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