Learn several design and facilitation ideas to help you create a better learning experience for your students. Youll see examples of online discussion activities, including student posts and instructor feedback to those posts as well as an assessment rubric template you can use to evaluate the quality of your online discussions and help you adapt what you learn in this webinar to your own online courses.
Explore the phenomena of emotional contagion and affective crossover, both rooted in the emerging science of emotion, to develop techniques that enable faculty to inspire students, foster enthusiasm, and motivate learning.
Recent research shows that emotions have a strong impact on cognition. Instead of excluding emotion from the classroom, instructors would do well to acknowledge and take advantage of the impact emotions have on studentsí ability to learn new material. Drawing on a proposed addition of Emotional Presence to the Community of Inquiry Framework, examine why and how emotions can increase learning and retention.
Learn how to apply culturally responsive teaching strategies to the online environment. The strategies presented have been proven effective for diverse populations and also benefit the online learning community and student outcomes in a positive way.
Establishing effective communication in online classes can be challenging. We show you how to use technology to create an effective online learning environment. You will learn five essential steps to enhance your online communication.
Discover practical, ready-to-implement ideas for day-to-day interactions that can make a real difference in the way your online students relate to you and engage with your course content.
Create a positive, transparent online teaching environment that students will respond to with enthusiasm.