This week I stumbled upon this article about Online Instruction and The 7 Principles for Good Practice.
As the article highlights the 7 principles, a common key factor you can see throughout is certainly teacher presence.
I found this article very informative and useful. It also crosswalks every principle with concrete strategies and LMS features. And although it was written by Canvas and for Canvas, you can easily adapt those pieces of advice/strategies to any other LMS you might be using.
The full article is available at https://www.unthsc.edu/center-for-innovative-learning/teaching-online-seven-principles-good-practice/
This image summarizes the principles: