Asking the right questions can be just as important as getting the right answers. This is particularly important when it comes to designing for the online student. Learn how you can create a better online course experience. This pointed and practical session will show you how to meet online students’ desires without sacrificing your standards.
Explore practical strategies to plan group tasks so that our “neurodiverse” learners can successfully contribute to collaborative learning activities.
Gamification uses gaming elements and mechanics in a nongame context. It doesn’t require the expertise of a “professional gamer” or the creativity of an artist. It just needs the willingness to approach your content and your class a little bit differently.
Gamification uses gaming elements and mechanics in a nongame context—and it’s really simple to implement if you know where to start.
This program explains what you need to do to gamify more courses and ensure students persist even through failure. You’ll be exposed to several effective gamification strategies and examples of each. You’ll also explore how these strategies can foster student persistence and engagement.
Flex learning is the next evolution of blended learning. It enables students to learn in the way that works best for them. This seminar will show you how the flex model allows instructors to imaginatively redesign almost any course to better meet the needs of students and guide them toward greater academic success.
When gamifying your courses, it’s vital that you measure the effectiveness of gamification and identify which aspects keep students most engaged. At times, you might have to make small changes. At other times, you might have to stop gamifying and reevaluate. This program will help you find the right fit for your courses.
It’s your responsibility to understand how copyright law and fair use regulations affect what material you can share with students and how. This program will help you understand what is and isn’t permitted in online teaching and will give you guidelines to help you find your own way when you encounter those areas that need a judgment call.
Gain a variety of strategies to create discussion board activities that your students find interesting and also strategies to effectively facilitate discussions and manage the workload related to reading and grading posts.
Gain a broad base of knowledge and insight to help you build a strong learning community.
You will learn how adaptations of common workforce development practices can help you get more out of your students and help your students get more out of their college experience.
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.