D/OTE Competences

Quality Communication and Engagement in D/OTE

communication tools

This is one of the seven, advanced level nano-courses in the D/OTEC series. It builds on the foundational Communication in Distance and Online Theological Education course focusing on communication-related competencies for educators as defined by the Distance and Online Theological Education Competence framework (category G).

Course Outcomes

The specific competences developed in this course are:

  1. Can use D/OTE communication tools effectively (oral and written)
  2. Can provide strategies to maintain student attention and promote quality engagement in D/OTE
Course content
  • Communication tools
  • Moderating discussions in synchronous and asynchronous courses
  • Strategies for facilitating quality engagament
  • Cross-cultural considerations in distance and online student engagament

This course is co-authored by Alain Kaobaissi (Cameroon), Eszter Ernst-Kurdi (Hungary) and Dr Will Brooks (Asia). 

  Alain Eszter Will    

Delivery mode

This is a self-paced online course.


3 hours of learning

ICETE Academy points

3 points

Course enrolment key


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