It looks great. I've read two pages--I'm a convert.  It comes at a
good time because I see in this (my first) online course that the
students aren't really where I'd want them to be with rules and
coding. I think the #1 reason is that there are fewer hours of live
time (2 hours) each week and that's 1/2 the time on-campus students
get for the same course. Previous iterations of the course didn't
have this, so I never would have thought of it as a structured

Q: how do you decide when to schedule your chat sessions? It seems
like all of your students are in the same time zone!

Q: does anyone have any observations of chat vs. web board on this issue?

Cheryl Boettcher Tarsala
Adjunct Assistant Professor
LEEP program, Graduate School of Library and Information Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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