Teaching Underprepared Students can show you how. In this five-part Magna Online Course, Brigham Young professors Tyler Griffin and Ken Alford provide a wealth of proven strategies for eliminating bad habits, instilling an appreciation for rigor, and boosting student performance.
Aside from a universal aversion to early morning classes, students can hardly be considered a homogeneous group. They’re diverse in so many respects–culturally, generationally, in their backgrounds, in their abilities, in their identity. Those differences often bring with them different learning styles and needs. Meeting these students where they’re most comfortable, and where they learn best, is something every educator can strive to do.
The course is designed for convenient learning. Participants can start and stop at any point and access the content from virtually any device. A final check on learning leads to a certificate of completion. Supplemental materials support the course content, and include handouts, full transcripts, readings, and links to online resources.
Presented by Maryellen Weimer, PhD, longtime editor of The Teaching Professor, this Magna Online Course takes a deep dive into the strategies you can use to make students better note-takers. Complete it, and you’ll have the knowledge and tools to make a real impact on class preparation, exam performance, and student satisfaction!
For those who are passionate about teaching, the answer is clear: Get even better. Become even more impactful. Find even more new ways to inspire, enlighten, and transform students. If you’re thirsting for new ideas to take your teaching performance to new heights, you’ll plenty in the Magna Online Course, Enrichment for Mid-Career Faculty.
Beyond explaining the letter of each law, Legal Compliance in Higher Education provides important insights on practical issues like managing the burden of compliance, handling requests for accommodation, providing support for survivors of assault, creating a culture of inclusivity, and fostering a safe and respectful campus community.
The Magna Online Course Infusing Critical Thinking into Your Courses gives teachers the tools to light a path for their students. Led by Linda B. Nilson, PhD, the founding director of Clemson University’s Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation, it presents research-based, classroom-tested best practices that can be immediately applied in the classroom.