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Guidelines for Establishing Interactivity in Online Courses

Innovate: Journal of Online Education Volume 1, Number 2, ISSN 1552-3233


Students are most successful in online courses that provide ample opportunities for them to interact with the instructor, other students, and the course content. An interactive online course must engage students as active learners rather than as passive participants. How can instructors design virtual classrooms that offer students with a variety of learning styles and preferences the greatest chance of success? This article suggests ways of increasing interactivity in online educational environments.


Mabrito, M. (2004). Guidelines for Establishing Interactivity in Online Courses. Innovate: Journal of Online Education, 1(2),. Retrieved September 25, 2023 from .


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