Students can experience first hand through interactive
assignments what is involved in teaching an online course.
Most students develop a whole new appreciation for the student
learning process. Faculty are beginning to realize that online
instruction is more than a series of readings posted to a course
management system. This paper summarizes the faculty
member’s instructional strategies involved when creating
student interaction assignments. The paper also summarizes the
assignments, discussion board, and trends in education from the
student’s perspective. In summary, it concludes with the
faculty’s overall perspective concerning these assignments and
how the assignments could be more effective for the student.