At a workshop we held in our San Francisco offices in 2017, Udemy Instructor Alexa Fischer led a presentation for new instructors to help them supercharge their delivery in their online courses. During her presentation, she covered the mechanics of public speaking, increasing engagement, and how to connect with your students without the same feedback that you get from a live audience.
Alexa talks about the five pillars of engagement (Timestamp: 15:23 - 26:52) needed to become the confident, fun teacher that students crave in their video-based courses.
When it comes to engaging your student base, Alexa has five pillars of engagement:
If you’re interested in watching her entire workshop, you can find the full 48-minute video here.