Creating Emotional Engagement in Online Learning

Fanshawe, Melissa ORCID: and Burke, Katie ORCID: and Tualaulelei, Eseta ORCID: and Cameron, Cathy (2020) Creating Emotional Engagement in Online Learning. EDUCAUSE Review, 31 August 2020. ISSN 1945-709X


As educators who deliver online courses in a teacher education program, we wanted to find the most effective ways to facilitate online learning and teaching. We collected survey data and conducted interviews with three hundred university students about how they engaged with their online courses and found that, above all else, teachers help students feel connected and supported in their online studies and are essential to students' emotional engagement.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Education (1 Jul 2019 -)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Academic Division - Office for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching (1 Jan 2018 - 13 Apr 2021)
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2020 06:08
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2022 00:14
Uncontrolled Keywords: online learning, emotional engagement, higher education
Fields of Research (2008): 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
Fields of Research (2020): 39 EDUCATION > 3903 Education systems > 390303 Higher education

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