The main takeaway participants have is a new knowledge about their students’ true level of digital competency. Participants will understand that, in many ways, the related skill sets that students are being taught in their courses with us are not the kinds of skills that their future employers most value. Faculty, staff, and students will better understand the need for more thorough and specific technology/digital competency education in academia.
The College Teacher’s Handbook: A Resource Collection for New Faculty provides the essential tools and information that any new teacher in higher education needs to confidently lead a college classroom.
Academic knowledge rarely permeates into mainstream society, much less the media. To get publicity, more grant and funding opportunities, and to effectively disseminate knowledge, instructors must understand how video plays a major role. This program discusses five strategies you can use to create videos that reach more people and answer common problems.
By learning how to effectively create, share, and stream video, instructors become more successful in communicating and solving problems. This multipack of programs not only contains tips for creating impactful videos, it also provides actionable advice for advancing one’s career by getting video content viewed by a broader audience.
Often teachers and researchers work tirelessly to make an impact through video, but its reach is typically limited to the classroom or institution. In the information age, knowledge is power. This program provides proven methods for creating impactful video content that gets viewed and shared by a broader audience.
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.
Learn strategies to help you achieve performance targets while also restoring student engagement through a variety of practical, actionable teaching techniques.
Today’s teachers need a thorough understanding of how the available wide variety of technological tools can enhance learning. Knowing about the tools is the first step, but the most successful teachers become adept at creating courses that capitalize on the pedagogical benefits that technology can bring.
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.
Learn how copyright laws affect you and your institution. These three programs will address topics such as copyright ownership, fair use regulations and copyright laws, and copyright laws pertaining to digital content. Once you understand how to approach the issues involved, you’ll be prepared to make better decisions about your publishing and research opportunities.