Learn strategies to help you achieve performance targets while also restoring student engagement through a variety of practical, actionable teaching techniques.
Based on a unique blend of current research and cognitive and educational psychology, this session offers practical and action-oriented techniques instructors in all disciplines can use to increase student engagement.
Gain insights into what keeps students from participating in a discussion--and how to overcome those barriers. Explore strategies you can use to better structure each discussion for increased student involvement.
Students may feel awkward talking about their shortcomings with instructors and most educators feel the same way. This seminar gives you a methodology for talking with students so that you can have more productive and meaningful conversations about change.
Whether they’re called Generation Y, Millennial learners or NextGen learners, today’s students bring unique perceptions and preferences to campuses and classrooms across the country. Learn research-based insights on the key traits of today’s students, to help you create more effective teaching and learning experiences through enhanced student engagement.
If you want to create a first-class learning environment start with the first class. From the very first day–from the moment students walk in the door–you set the tone for the entire semester. You can establish expectations, clarify responsibilities, energize and engage your students, and create a strong framework for success. We provide you with practical, proven tips for starting your classes off right.
Learn techniques to use social media strategically and intelligently in your classroom. Incorporating social media into your courses can forge stronger connections with your students, foster mastery of course content, and develop social media skills that will help graduates transition into the workplace.
You might call them "nerds," "geeks," or "gamers" and they are on your campus! According to a 2012 survey done at CSU Fresno, 31.9% of students identified positively with being a part of the geek culture and 45.6% looked on Geek culture positively. So what are you doing on your campus to reach out to the geeks on your campus? Learn how to better meet their needs in this 60-minute seminar on CD with award-winning presenter, Ryan McRae.
If you want your students to come to class prepared, you have to build your course on the premise that they will be. These three programs show you how to change your course design and teaching strategy so that students are first exposed to content before class.
Learn ways to tweak your course design and instructional methodology to better engage students and foster accountability. You will explore evidence-based strategies that will help you create a learning environment that increases student motivation, interest, and success. You will finish with the information and tools that you need to connect with—and maybe even inspire—modern learners.
Even though many faculty members routinely spell out course requirements in syllabuses and give announcements and reminders, students continue to come to class unprepared. We provide several dynamic strategies that you can use to help students learn the value of reading.
We’ve all encountered “toxic” learning environments–apathetic students, disillusioned faculty, an entire roomful of people waiting for class to just end, already. Keeping the classroom climate positive is the responsibility of both sides. Learn valuable concepts you can put to work right away in every class.
Learn five fundamental principles of human learning and how to incorporate these principles into your current courses to immediately increase learning.
Whether you teach physics or philosophy, you’re probably looking for innovative ways to increase student engagement with your course material. Encouraging students to make new connections is essential in higher education, and we show you what students think about just that.