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This program explains, through the lens of the literature, how the brain processes information and identifies why microactivities are a great method of formative assessment to check in with your students’ learning and move information closer to long-term memory.
Through this excellent professional development course, participants receive 15 hours of Magna’s best digital programming along with unit assessments and an online discussion board where faculty can interact with peers enrolled in the same course.
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.
For faculty who struggle with engaging content delivery (lecture) How to Improve Academic Lectures with TED Talk Principles: Connect, Convey, Communicate is a Magna Online Seminar that gives specific, practical steps to add enthusiasm and excitement to lectures and presentations.