How Do I Design Innovative Assignments to Foster Learning in the Online Classroom?
Discover a wealth of assignment and activity options suited to online coursework, all of them focused on helping students achieve the learning goals you’ve set.
Boost engagement and outcomes (but not your workload)
Creating effective assignments for online courses requires embracing both the opportunities and the limitations of the online classroom. Once you do, you can create assignments that students find meaningful, engaging, and motivating.
You can also steer clear of the workload issues that plague so many online instructors. Perhaps you’ve already experienced being burned out by assignments that create endless, generally unsatisfying feedback loops.
The 20-Minute Mentor program How Do I Design Innovative Assignments to Foster Learning in the Online Classroom? is packed with ideas and insights to help you create and deliver impactful online assignments. It’s presented by Jean Mandernach, PhD, the executive director of the Center for Innovation in Research and Teaching at Grand Canyon University and one of higher education’s leading advocates for innovative online practices.
In this compact, content-rich presentation, Mandernach shares strategies to help you:
- Create engaging, effective assignments
- Integrate both formative and summative assignments
- Add value to your students’ online experiences
- Enhance learning outcomes
- Maintain a manageable instructor workload
You’ll discover a wealth of assignment and activity options suited to online coursework, all of them focused on helping students achieve the learning goals you’ve set.
The program includes a variety of short, frequent, and ongoing assignments, from preconception tests to mastery tests, that can help you improve student performance without miring you down with unrealistic feedback obligations.
Learn how to craft assignments that appeal to students and put them on the right path to achieving their learning outcomes. Order How Do I Design Innovative Assignments to Foster Learning in the Online Classroom? today!
Product Code: QM17CA
B. Jean Mandernach's research focuses on enhancing student learning through assessment and innovative online instructional strategies. In addition, she has interests in examining the perception of online degrees, the quality of online course offerings, and the development of effective faculty evaluation models.
Jean received her B.S. in comprehensive psychology from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, an M.S. in experimental psychology from Western Illinois University and Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.
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