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The Magna Online Seminar Pass is a subscription membership that gives you access to every Magna Online Seminar produced over the course of a 12-month period (minimum of 25 seminars). Gain access to seminars that present the latest and greatest in academia and promote skill development for both staff and faculty.

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Monday Morning Mentor delivers one of our popular Magna 20-Minute Mentor online programs each week – 16 in the fall, 16 in the spring, 8 in the summer.

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An on-demand digital library of targeted faculty development that offer solutions to common classroom challenges—in just 20 minutes! A subscription gives your entire campus access to all 20-Minute Mentor programs. It's a flexible, practical means for everyone at your institution to build knowledge and improve performance.

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Magna Commons is a subscription-based, on-demand, online, and campus-wide digital library of all of Magna Online Seminars. Suitable for faculty and administrators. With the wealth of topics available in Magna Commons, and unlimited access for your campus, each member of the community can tailor his or her learning to their professional development needs.

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Experienced editors, along with contributors from campuses across the country, examine current trends, challenges and best practices, helping to advance teaching, scholarship and service on hundreds of campuses across the country.

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The Teaching Professor is the lively, highly informative newsletter with a singular purpose: to provide ideas and insight to educators who are passionate about teaching. A source of cutting-edge information and inspiration for more than 10,000 educators at universities and colleges worldwide.

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  • 07
  • Mar

Foster Creative and Critical Thinking Through Intrinsic Motivation

Grit, self-efficacy, and growth mindset are desirable and aspirational traits for students to have and will make the difference between learning at low-level Bloom’s Taxonomy vs. truly engaging in and understanding course content, but how does a professor create the motivation it takes for students to achieve this? This online seminar is for any educator struggling with creating such paths to critical and creative thinking.
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  • 08
  • Mar

Reaching Neurodiverse Students: Course Creation Strategies

Discover that neurodiverse differences often are not openly declared and might be hard to recognize in individuals in a classroom of students. Explore the common barriers to learning experienced by neurodiverse students and learn strategies to build content and environments that support breaking down those barriers and improving learning for all students.
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  • 28
  • Mar

Strategies for Enhancing Engagement and Collaboration in Large Online Courses

Explore essential topics including strategies for building a cohesive online learning community, increasing faculty online presence, and getting students actively engaged in learning. This presentation will also address technology for online communication, collaboration, and engagement.
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  • 02
  • Apr

Energize Your Lectures to Help Students Meaningfully Engage with Your Subject

Gain insight into your possible teaching “blind spots,” learn the power of using concrete examples to help students grasp abstract concepts, explore the wide variety of example types that can be used in teaching, and learn the most effective pacing of examples in a course.
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