Many familiar forms of assessment don’t work well—or at all—in a web-based format. Assessing students online requires fresh thinking, new ideas, and a willingness to embrace the latest technologies and methods for measuring learning in an online course. This 48-page White Paper delivers updated assessment techniques tailored to the strengths of internet-based learning.
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.
This seminar is an opportunity for administrators to receive practical advice on the ADA from an attorney with expertise in higher education compliance. Gain a clear and engaging overview of how to compassionately manage mental health issues without running afoul of the ADA.
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.
You’ll learn ways to give substantive feedback and recycle comments to save time and effort. You’ll see the type of questions that help or hinder student achievement and acquire tips to ignite students’ curiosity, respect their thinking, and stoke their engagement.
Discover a set of time-management techniques that can help you get the upper hand on your workload, see how to adapt proven “offline” feedback strategies to the online classroom, and get a detailed look at one feedback tool that can completely change the “time spent/quality delivered” equation in your favor.
As an educator in today’s rapidly evolving technological world, it is imperative to stay current with the possibilities of online education. This online course answers faculty questions while providing insight on how to become an exceptional online educator.
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.
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.
Learn how to use the insights gained from using CATs to adjust future lessons and target your instruction to better meet the needs of your students. Gain skills you can apply in both online and traditional classrooms.
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.
Save time and significantly improve student outcomes by using Voice Feedback. Research shows that students value and are far more likely to incorporate voice feedback in completing their assignments than written feedback. We explain the benefits of using voice feedback and walk you through the process of how to incorporate this approach into your teaching.
If you’re teaching your first online class next semester, and you’re completely confident you know exactly what to do … then you’re probably the first. If, on the other hand, you have more questions than answers, this program is tailor-made for you. We provide you with a 12-step framework for online teaching success.
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.