Education Workshop 7: Creating Interaction in Online Sessions

9:00 to 11:00 AM

This session will explore generating interaction with students through both synchronous and asynchronous sessions. Focus will be on the different instructor lead practices and online teaching techniques to generate interaction.  The session will also focus on transitional pedagogies and how instructors can facilitate increased interaction through creating engaged and active participation.  Discussion will also focus on the increased opportunities for formative assessment in the online arena.

Participants will be able to:

  • Describe the different types of online interactions.
  • Facilitate the different instructional pedagogies that can generate interaction in the online classroom.
  • Employ online pedagogies that create engaged and active online learning.
  • Develop and describe the different online formative assessment tools that can drive instructor online practices to better meet student needs.


  • The single workshop price is $95.
  • The series of 10 workshops price is $750.
  • As of July 8, 2020, please contact Patrick Litzinger or Tina Gitelman directly at or 412-397-6383 to register for any individual workshop in the series.

Instructor: Dr. Richard Fuller

Dr. Richard Fuller is a Professor of Education and serves as the Interim Director of the Ph.D. in Instructional Management and Leadership program and is the Director of the Center for Innovative Teaching at Robert Morris University. Dr. Fuller teaches graduate and doctoral courses in instructional leadership, instructional design for traditional and distance education, and educational technology.  He has over 40 years’ experience in education as an administrator, instructor and trainer.   He received his Doctorate of Education from The Penn State University.  His research interests center on leadership and motivation, creating interaction in distance education pedagogies, and how the use of technology can enhance learning.