What does it mean to humanize an online course?

Teaching in-person allows for us to not only share physical space with our students, but emotional space as well. Teaching an online course necessarily creates a separation that can have a profound impact on both the teacher and students which can negatively impact learning. The speaker in this You Tube video focuses on considerations and strategies hat are crucial for effectively humanizing an online course, which will foster a student’s sense of connection to the course, fellow students, and you, the instructor.