Communication Approaches

Strategies for effective communication approaches for your course


Communication is a critical aspect of instruction — inside and outside the classroom. As such, it can be a significant source of stress because it can be challenging and time-consuming. For students, however, knowing when and where to look for communication from their instructors can ease the cognitive load and make it more likely that they will succeed in your course. Review this list and identify types of communication you can use in your course.

  • Written course documents, i.e., the syllabus or assignment descriptions.
  • Canvas announcements
  • Course introduction videos
  • Email
  • In-class announcements
  • Classroom back channels
  • Discussion forums
  • Assignment/grading feedback

Keywordscommunicate, course, students, feedbackDoc ID136889
OwnerTimmo D.GroupInstructional Resources
Created2024-04-19 14:40:03Updated2024-04-19 14:47:53
SitesCenter for Teaching, Learning & Mentoring
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