Discover a fresh look at how you can help students sharpen their writing and function at a higher level of competence in an online community of learners.
A half-dozen research-based, easy-to-implement practices to keep your students more engaged, more successful in their learning, and more satisfied with their online classroom experience.
Implementing Universal Design for Learning/Instruction (UDL/I) methods delivers a better learning experience, greater academic success, and improved student retention.
Given the increase in online teaching, instructors need to make sure online discussion is genuinely promoting student engagement and helping reach the courseís learning goals. Learn to use common coaching techniques to improve the quality of your online discussion groups, keep students on task, and advance learning.
Learn how to modify your online courses and instructional approach so your students establish stronger connections with course materials through effective online instructional strategies that can be implemented regardless of learning platform or experience level.
Learn how to conduct a self-assessment to identify your strengths and where you need to work on using technology to accomplish pedagogical goals. Discover teaching methods in which technology can help students experience content in a variety of ways.
Getting students to interact with the course material and their fellow students is particularly challenging in an online classroom setting. These three programs provide solutions for engaging students as they pursue effective group and service learning projects in the online classroom.
Examine the fundamental processes in collaborative learning. Learn methods for enhancing student satisfaction with online group work and see how to integrate current technology to enhance the effectiveness and ease of asynchronous collaboration.
This seminar helps you engage your students so they rediscover their natural curiosity and drive to learn. Learn how to incorporate specific instructional strategies that help students align their personal goals with your course content so that they see the value in learning what you are teaching.
Learn how to define, describe, and decide between synchronous activities and asynchronous online activities. Emphasizing learning objectives over technology, we walk you through a decision-making process based on what you want students to learn and helps you find the most effective way for them to process it.
Teaching online requires shifts in your approach. We give you the instructional and logistical perspectives to succeed in the virtual classroom. Starting with a clarification of terms, youíll see how the synchronous environment of the online classroom lends itself to using other media to draw students in.
Faculty need efficient instruction practices when teaching online. Learn proven time management practices for your online courses. As a result, you will do a better job of providing feedback and achieving instructional priorities without spending all of your time in front of the computer.
When your online course experiences growing pains, itís understandable if you do, too. However, panic doesnít have to be the strategy of choice. Find answers here as we help you understand the effective strategies and online course space design changes essential for todayís distance learning instructors.