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A Holistic Approach for Establishing Social Presence in Online Courses and Programs

  title={A Holistic Approach for Establishing Social Presence in Online Courses and Programs},
  author={Credence Baker and Jennifer T. Edwards},
In this feature article, a case study of the holistic efforts to foster social presence and student success in online courses and programs at a mid-sized rural university in central Texas are described from an instructor’s point of view as well as from an administrator’s point of view. Specific instructional and support strategies are described. These synergistic efforts are used to foster an atmosphere of support and success for students enrolled in online courses and programs. 

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