OTL Level 1 – Student Engagement

How can sound pedagogy be applied to engage students in an online environment? In this course, you will learn to captivate students from the onset of your online class and maintain their engagement through personalization, content, and communication strategies. As the third of eight courses in the Online Teaching and Learning (OTL) Level 1 series, you’ll be on your way to earning a badge for each course and, ultimately, achieving the OTL Level 1 Mastery badge.

In this course, you will:

  • Identify definitions and components of instructional best practices for student and stakeholder engagement.
  • Identify two online resources that align with a specific topic in your content area.
  • Create an engaging description for your selected supplemental resources.
  • Create two artifacts demonstrating your ability to engage students at critical points throughout a term.

SCECHs Granted


Who should take this course?

Support Staff

What grade level(s) does this course apply to?

Early Childhood
High School
Lower Elementary
Middle School
Upper Elementary


OTL Level 1 - Student Engagement

Course Vendor

Michigan Virtual