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Breaking down the Classroom Walls to Online MLS Education: Establishing Effective Teacher and Social Presence

From the 2024 Clinical Laboratory Educators Conference (Recorded 2/23/2024)
Presented by Demetra Castillo, MAdEd, MLS(ASCP)CM, AHI(AMT)

Transitioning from classroom to online teaching has its benefits, but also it has challenges in establishing teacher and social presence. This session will present a roadmap of establishing teacher and social presence along with strategies for educators to increase their effectiveness online.

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Describe teacher and social presence in an online learning environment
  • Utilize common-sense strategies to enhance teaching in an online learning environment
  • Implement one strategy to increase teaching effectiveness in an online learning environment

This recorded presentation is P.A.C.E. ® accredited. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area GEN will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.

This Intermediate-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.