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.
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.
Create a positive, transparent online teaching environment that students will respond to with enthusiasm.
Explore ways to run an efficient, predictable online classroom and, at the same time, make students feel that they have an authentic, transparent relationship with you.
These fast, focused presentations will equip you with a handy, effective “engagement toolkit.” You’ll see the results through better learning outcomes, better retention, and more satisfying online experiences for you and your students alike.
Learn how to engage students in online discussions that increase class cohesion, explore subject matters thoughtfully, and enhance learning outcomes.
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.
Learn the process of conceiving, producing, and posting your own educational videos—that doesn’t require you to get in front of the camera.
Discover the two types of memory and the key roles they play in learning and become familiar with the tools to prepare your own interactive online content. A series of embedded screenshots demonstrates these tools in action.
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.