Tips From the Pros: How to Manage Online Office Hours

If you're looking to improve how you handle online office hours, consider the strategies adopted by Deborah Vietze, professor of psychology and urban education at the City University of New York.

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If you're looking to improve how you handle online office hours, consider the strategies adopted by Deborah Vietze, professor of psychology and urban education at the City University of New York.

She uses Blackboard Collaborate to set up a virtual office, which she leaves open for the entire semester and holds office hours three days a week from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. The following are some things that she does in this space that help her manage virtual office hours: