• Designing and Developing an Online Math Course – Creating a Student-Centered Model

    Sharmila Sivalingam, M.Sc., M.Phil. M.C.A, EdD

    Assistant professor of Mathematics, Maryville University of St. Louis, Missouri, USA

    Abstract: The key to any course development, either tradition, hybrid or online is to ensure that students should benefit from the design. Online course development is no exception from that. This paper discusses some of the strategies that the author used in online math course development and taught. This article discusses various features in the design and development including course content, web design, student engagement, student support and teacher’s presence. The author provides a critical review of the course design that help student to be motivated and learn in a student-centered environment. Recommendations for online course development are outlined.

    Keywords: Online Math, course design, student engagement, communication, discussion, Instructor presence.

    Pages: 145 – 158 | Full PDF Paper