Large classes are an unpleasant fact of life on many college campuses. The challenge of teaching hundreds of students at a time in a single, lecture-style setting can be daunting. This online seminarópresented by Dr. Anthony Sweat of Brigham Young Universityówill reveal practical techniques for reaching your pedagogical goals in large classes.
This seminar focuses on the steps educators and institutions can take to ensure that individuals with disabilities and differing abilities as well as those from disparate intellectual, cultural, and economic backgrounds can access educational opportunities on a nondiscriminatory basis.
Linda Enghagen, an expert in copyright law, provides you with a summary, in laymanís terms, of the recent court ruling, her interpretation of the results, and a list of 10 key takeaways and how they could affect your institutionís fair-use policies.
Gain up-to-date, authoritative guidance on creating a strategy to get continuous access to information about your institutionís out-of-state activities. Youíll learn how you can use this data and whether or not itís necessary for meeting the compliance requirements of other states.
Explore strategies you can use to create a successful flipped learning experience for you and your students. Find out how to identify the reasons that some students resist the flipped classroom model and how you can address those challenges to increase the likelihood that they will come to class prepared.
Youíll learn the importance of building CT outcomes, assessments, and activities into your courses. Discover the likely misconceptions your students will have about critical thinking and what you can do to dispel them as quickly as possible and why tying CT to a specific discipline can help students better understand the concept.
Learn techniques that will help improve your teaching and your students' ability to learn more effectively. Develop a framework you can use to better identify goals for your students, along with strategies to help them achieve those goals.
Learn several design and facilitation ideas to help you create a better learning experience for your students. Youíll see examples of online discussion activities, including student posts and instructor feedback to those posts as well as an assessment rubric template you can use to evaluate the quality of your online discussions and help you adapt what you learn in this webinar to your own online courses.
Learn who to involve in the planning, how to decide on the questions included, and the steps to creating a course review rubric that makes sense for your online programs.
Gain an understanding of Title IX and what the recent guidance means for colleges and universities. Explore the recent guidance at just the right time: as you start to assess your programs and activities in terms of their accessibility to transgender students and staff.
Learn to distinguish between the two major types of accommodations, identify instances when documentation is required, and interpret the statutes and laws to guide decisions at your school.
Gain proven strategies for managing difficult dialogue and responding to hot moments in the classroom. Learn how to prepare for a challenging discussion and make it more productive as well as how to assess the outcomes of the experience and the impact it had on your students.
Gain strategies you can use to recruit, hire, and sustain a more diverse team of academic faculty and staff. Learn about results from the latest research on implicit bias, and get proven strategies you can use to anticipate and reduce its effects on the three key stages of the search process: recruiting, hiring, and managing.