In this episode, Colin and Bill talk with CAI colleague Beth Hale, and Chemeketa writing instructor Jeremy Trabue about regular and substantive interaction (RSI) in online courses. According to the Department of Education, RSI includes instructor-initiated interactions, frequent and timely interactions, and substantive/non-trivial interactions. Jeremy shares his experiences with his own classes and we discuss the importance of RSI for student success. 

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