Michelle Pacansky-Brock

Online teaching
California Community Colleges, USA

Dr Michelle Pacansky-Brock is a noted leader in higher education with expertise in online teaching, course design, and faculty development. Michelle’s work has helped online instructors across the USA understand how to craft relevant, humanised online learning experiences that support the diverse needs of college students. In her current role for the California Community Colleges, she coordinates statewide professional development in support of quality online teaching and learning and is leading an intersegmental California Learning Lab grant project that will examine the impact of humanised online instruction on diverse students in undergraduate online STEM courses in California. Learn more about Michelle at brocansky.com and connect with her on Twitter @brocansky.

Develop your teaching with Michelle Pacansky-Brock
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Online Facilitation Refresher
by Flower Darby, Leigh Graves Wolf, Michelle Pacansky-Brock, Virna Rossi, Maha Bali, Autumm Caines, Mia Zamora
Getting back into the swing of online facilitation? This learning path takes you through the top tips, tools and advice offered by OneHE experts over the last year.
Learning path
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The Present Professor
by Michelle Pacansky-Brock
This infographic introduces some practical considerations for making your presence felt to students in an online context with five simple 'clicks'.
Course 6_ Humanising your online learning
Humanising Your Online Learning
by Michelle Pacansky-Brock

Research shows a link between a caring online instructor and success in online courses. Humanising your online course involves establishing a positive educator-student relationship that supports the cognitive development of diverse students into independent learners.

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My Caring Instructor
by Michelle Pacansky-Brock
How do students define an Excellent E-Instructor? An Instructor who is with them, for them and inspires them, through these small yet effective steps. This infographic considers what qualities students value in a caring instructor.