It is essential that faculty understand the best practices that underlie evaluations of effective online teaching. In this seminar learn the strategies for garnering constructive feedback, make significant changes in the way you teach based on that feedback, and take more control for the results of your evaluations.
A properly crafted question can engage students’ interest, foster ideas and contributions from other students, and in little time at all help transform what may have been an uninspired or “flat” classroom into a hotbed of learning in which the ideas and comments of one student are quickly built on by another.
Building effective learning experiences for increasingly diverse learners while facing financial constraints is one of the most important challenges higher education faces today. Blended instruction can help, but it takes work to fuse the worlds of face-to-face and online instruction. Veronica Diaz, associate director of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, shows you how to make the best of both worlds.
Blended learning, which combines face-to-face classroom instruction with supervised online activities, is one of the hottest topics in higher education today. Blended learning is here to stay. Learn how to take advantage of online technology to better your students’ learning experience and improve your instruction. Find out how you can fuse the best of traditional techniques and cutting-edge online technology.
For instructors interested in exploring blended learning, deciding which course elements to teach face-to-face and which to address through online technology can be a major stumbling block. Learn a framework for making those essential educational judgment calls. Be confident that your selection of which materials to present online and which to present in the classroom will provide the best learning experience for your students.
Effective blended course design requires faculty to reconsider their role in learning. It calls for rethinking your approach to students, teaching, technology, and your colleagues. Whether you are new to blended learning or a seasoned pro, this program will take your course to the next level by exploring three avenues you can focus on for improvement.
ADDIE stands for Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. It is a helpful course design format and a theory-driven, reality-tested approach to blended course design. Use a research-based formula for designing your blended learning course and deliver an impactful learning experience.
We cover the process of online course conversion, from initial course review to working with technology. Learn a step-by-step approach to maximizing the educational benefits of blended learning—in a minimal amount of time make the most of what you’re already doing and learn to use technology to enhance student engagement and learning.
Flipped classes popular because they can be very effective learning environments. Instructors using flipped lessons must be careful to plan and structure the environment to support student learning. It is critical to integrate and relate the learning outcomes, activities, and assessment strategies to ensure that pre-class work supports the in-class work. This seminar gives you assessment strategies.
Learn how to deliver fundamental course concepts in a way that helps develop the skills that students need in order to think like professionals in your discipline. This seminar helps you adjust your course design and components to focus on the most important materials and concepts and use them to foster engaging interactions during class.
If you have been wanting to flip but don’t know where to start or fear you’ll do it all wrong, this program is for you. Identify the flippable lessons in any course and determine which parts of your lessons you should actually invest time and energy in flipping.
Learn the structure and find the confidence to flip a lesson in a course you already teach or a new course you are designing. Discover how to integrate flipped lessons into the overall course for a seamless learning experience for your students.
You don’t have to be an artist or have any kind of advanced production skills to benefit from a storyboard. After this program you will be able to use a storyboard to create a more powerful video that supports learning objectives and reinforces the benefits of the flipped classroom.
This program will give you the confidence you need to start flipping your own courses right away. Discover the answers to the five most common areas of concern for instructors new to flipping.
It’s no secret that prepared students learn more and achieve better outcomes. This Magna 40-Minute Seminar helps you identify why your students are not coming to class prepared and then determines what you can do about it.