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.
For teaching professors who are faced with student apathy or lack of engagement, this online seminar provides a strategy based on humor that not only increases student engagement, but also contributes to students' improved recall, comprehension, and satisfaction.
A limited number of students make the majority of contributions in your classroom today. Although getting more students to participate is challenging, the good news is that it can be done, and it doesn’t have to involve such tactics as “cold calling” on students or resorting to a points system. We describe 18 strategies that work.
Presented by Maryellen Weimer, PhD, longtime editor of The Teaching Professor, this Magna Online Course takes a deep dive into the strategies you can use to make students better note-takers. Complete it, and you’ll have the knowledge and tools to make a real impact on class preparation, exam performance, and student satisfaction!
This 20-Minute Mentor demonstrates that building a podcast is an easy process and an effective way to transparently communicate with students.
Discover how to evaluate your content in the context of a podcast and determine if this is an appropriate tool for your content delivery. Gain an idea of the benefits to podcasting, both as a content delivery platform and a way for students to receive content in an efficient and convenient way.
This multipack includes strategies for designing activities that increase learning and comprehension, tips on tech tools that humanize courses, and insights which will foster deeper understanding and curiosity in students. Through the techniques gleaned from this bundle of 20-Minute Mentors, student motivation and learning are improved, faculty performance is enhanced, and institutional culture is strengthened.
In this 20-minute session, participants learn to reflect on their own assumptions that they bring to the classroom, as well as strategies to overcome assumptions and foster a more culturally responsive approach to teaching.