Livestreaming can reenergize teaching, research, projects, departments and units, and institutions. Younger generations especially crave the raw, authentic viewpoints that livestreaming provides, and all audiences like the “behind-the-scenes” and “insider access” that going live enables.
It’s your responsibility to understand how copyright law and fair use regulations affect what material you can share with students and how. This program will help you understand what is and isn’t permitted in online teaching and will give you guidelines to help you find your own way when you encounter those areas that need a judgment call.
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.
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.
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 conduct a self-assessment to identify your strengths and where you need to work on using technology to accomplish pedagogical goals. Discover teaching methods in which technology can help students experience content in a variety of ways.
This program covers four effective UDL strategies that go beyond legal compliance requirements. You will finish with a 20-day plan to customize a learning experience for all students that will last throughout the course and beyond the classroom
Learn how to overcome common challenges of discussion boards. Examine other options for engagement in your learning management system (LMS) and engaging students outside of the online classroom.
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.
Learn how to define, describe, and decide between synchronous activities and asynchronous online activities. Emphasizing learning objectives over technology, we walk you through a decision-making process based on what you want students to learn and helps you find the most effective way for them to process it.
High-quality, individualized feedback is essential for effective online teaching. Learn how to use feedback banks, feedback technology, and automated feedback to improve your online comments to students. In the process, you’ll also improve your students’ experience with online teaching, increasing their learning, motivation, and satisfaction.
If you’re an online educator, creating online video content is no longer an option. It’s a virtual requirement in today’s online environment, where students expect your curriculum to keep pace with new technologies. Unfortunately, even if faculty would love to make their students happy, most educators don’t understand how to create online video, and budget shortfalls are limiting training opportunities. Learn all about video creation from inception to viewing and discover simple ways to effectively create and deliver online video content.
Course analytics can help you get proactive with your online learning students. See how data from learning management systems lets you identify students who may be falling behind before it’s too late, and learn how to analyze the effectiveness of your online education practices.