Student Engagement 4-pack
Today, “student engagement” is much more than an academic buzzword. It could be considered the foundation for successful learning. Learn how to promote this essential connection in the Student Engagement 4-pack.
Learn how to promote this essential connection in this Student Engagement 4-pack
Today, “student engagement” is much more than an academic buzzword. It could be considered the foundation for successful learning.
Learn how to promote this essential connection in the Student Engagement 4-pack.
Whether she’s demonstrating how to connect with students through in-class activities or summarizing current learning theory, your highly experienced presenter Alice Cassidy, Ph.D. keeps her content fresh, focused, and resolutely practical.
Rich with dozens of ideas you can implement in your classroom immediately, and presented in an educational development context that leaves room for continued growth, these four Magna 20-Minute Mentor programs will show you how to guide students to make a personal investment in their learning.
Each of the following video seminars are included in this 4-pack and each clocks in at just 20 minutes – long enough to deliver great content and short enough to fit into any schedule:
- How Can I Capture Students’ Interest in the First 5 Minutes? –Covering concepts and techniques to help make your first class the start of an exciting educational journey.
- How Can I Use Icebreakers to Connect with Students?–Showing how you can improve student motivation by first finding out what makes them tick.
- How Can I Connect Students’ Interests to Course Content?–Demonstrating three guidelines you can follow to reach students more effectively.
- How Can I Enhance Class Using Story, Popular Media & Objects?–Reviewing effective, learning-theory based techniques to get students engaged in course content.
Here’s what you’ll be able to do after participating in this Student Engagement 4-pack:
- Draw students in with an “enthusiasm” statement
- Use your first meeting with students to inspire and intrigue
- Learn about your students’ goals and values through introductory surveys, self-assessment and ice-breakers
- Increase student engagement by giving students control over some aspects of your course
- Adapt class assignments to help students discover the links between their interests and your course
- Use “new” and “traditional” devices to enhance student engagement
- Follow up on ideas and track down additional tips by delving into the extensive resource lists Cassidy provides
Interactive & Action-Oriented
Magna 20-Minute Mentor programs are designed to give busy professionals like you information you can put to work right away.
By designating times for you to think, write, and reflect in each seminar, Cassidy makes sure you’ll leave each session with action plans.
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The Student Engagement 4-pack is an excellent educational value, with all four 20 Minute Mentor seminars available for a specially reduced price of $299–$100 less than it would cost to purchase them individually.
Alice Cassidy is principal of Alice Cassidy In View Education and Professional Development. She has a B.Sc. (honours) from the University of Victoria, an M.Sc. from McGill University and a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia (UBC). She coordinates first year courses in the Faculties of Science and Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She coordinates the Canada-wide 3M National Teaching Fellowships for undergraduate students. She has held leadership roles at UBC’s campus-wide teaching support centre and its associated scholarship of teaching and learning.
Since the mid-1980s, she has designed, directed, facilitated and/or taught a wide variety of educational programs, including the award-winning Shad Valley Program for high-school students; university courses in biology and education for undergraduate and graduate students; science education and natural history field classes; teaching and learning seminars for instructors at post-secondary institutions in BC, Ontario and China, and customized workshops, both face to face and online for educators.
Her areas of focus include active and participatory learning, professional development for organizations, use of self-directed learning, problems and cases in real-world settings, instructional and narrative skills, sustainability education and leadership and students as active collaborators in the scholarship of teaching and learning.
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