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 course’s 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 to create combinations of online and face-to-face teaching, the kind of combinations that keep students engaged in their own learning and driven toward improved outcomes, through 10 effective classroom-tested methods.
Learn how to flip your online courses by analyzing models for the flipped class and exploring how to expand and adapt these definitions to include online learning environments.
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.
New instructors may be experts in their field, but no one has taught them how to effectively teach what they know. These programs bring new faculty up to speed quickly. The insight you’ll gain on designing curricula, developing course assignments, supporting student learning, and enhancing student engagement online and offline will benefit students for years to come.
Integrating flipping strategies into your classroom promotes student engagement, challenges students to address higher levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy, and increases student success and learning. Discover flipping insights and strategies that you can employ in any lesson in any course. These programs will ease you into the flipped learning environment and will help you successfully flip your classroom.
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.
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.