Academic Leadership

Magna Publications connects academic administrators and distance education administrators to professional development resources.

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Faculty Development

Professional development programs for faculty including teaching and learning strategies for face-to-face and online learning.

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Student Leadership

Tools and resources for students and advisors based on the social change model for student leadership development from college to career.

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  • 24
  • May

Hacking Multimedia for Effective Learning

Instructors are always looking for new ways to increase engagement and add color and pop to their course content—this can often be accomplished by using multimedia in learning materials and course content. Though multimedia is widely available online, it’s often not well-suited for learning.

Learn research-based multimedia learning principles that will help you modify and optimize the effectiveness of the multimedia you use in your course content.


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  • 07
  • Jun

What are Microaggressions and What Can I Do About Them?

Learning the skills to limit and effectively respond to microaggressions in the classroom will contribute to developing a welcoming climate both in the classroom and on campus, making the institution a place where diverse populations feel safe and are given access to the same high-quality education. This seminar offers an understanding of microaggressions in the classroom, strategies to take when they occur, and suggestions on how to create a classroom climate that limits them.
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  • 14
  • Jun

Rebroadcast: Simple Strategies to Create an Inclusive Classroom for Gender Variant Students

Gain important insights into the ways you can create a classroom environment and a pedagogical approach that are responsive to the needs of all students and that contribute to an environment of mutual esteem and respect.
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