Virtual presence is extremely important, especially in an online environment where the feeling of isolation can make a student feel lost or alone. Like on-campus instructors, online instructors need to make sure their presence is known, and their guidance is spot on.
On this page, you'll better understand how to establish online presence in the following ways:
Types of Online Presence
There are various ways to establish presence in an online course. Here are the various ways we suggest:
In your Populi Course:
6. Once you confirm the student needs the given Rubric,
Christian Theological Seminary uses Populi as their learning management system (LMS). Populi meets administration needs and houses course content for classes. Populi can be a powerful tool if utilized to its full extent. In order to accomplish this, use the resources below to become a Populi Pro!
By clicking on the tabs above, you have access to tutorials that address:
Populi (pronounced POP-yoo-lee) is our learning management system (LMS), which is where you’ll access and manage your courses. Every LMS is slightly different, so learning your way around may take some time. The information on this page will show you how to log into Populi and navigate through the main tabs of the system.
Log into Populi from the CTS Portal.
To find your courses, click on: My Courses
You should then see the list of any courses you are assigned to as Faculty.
Having a profile picture on your Populi Profile is important, especially when courses are online. Your picture enhances the student experience in the course and can increase engagement and the relationship between faculty and students.
Uploading files in Populi