Document sharing software is a proven and effective way to facilitate group projects. With capabilities that allow for shared review, editing and other tasks, document sharing improves collaborative learning by making interaction more streamlined, efficient and convenient. It helps accelerate learning and makes group work more meaningful. Learn how to use free programs and setup group projects with this seminar.
Poorly designed PowerPoint presentations distract and detract from your teaching. The proven presentation techniques you’ll learn in this program will help you improve your classroom teaching and enhance student learning.
This presentation will show you how Google Docs can be one of the most effective teaching tools around. With Google Docs, you’ll be able to increase student-to-student and student-to-faculty communication, deepen your students’ connection to course content, and help them start learning the important skill of collaboration.
Discover how you can use Twitter as an educational tool. Whether you’re new to the world of hashtags and tweets or you feel like you at least know your way around a Twitter handle, this program will provide you with practical techniques you can use to integrate social media into your classroom.
The rapidly expanding body of instructional technologies can quickly overwhelm you, but it doesn’t have to when you know how to narrow your options. This program presents some simple guiding principles for choosing technology to use in the classroom.
You don’t have to compromise your expectations when you teach large classes, but you might need to alter your approach. Learn the ways to manage a large class and make it feel smaller, more intimate, and more manageable in just 20 minutes.
If you’re growing tired of lecturing, imagine how your students feel. Your students would probably welcome a change of pace as much as you would. The challenge, of course, is making a change for the better. Learn what other educators are doing to add variety and incorporate active-learning strategies into their courses in this Magna Online Seminar.
Learn how to peel back the layers of your teaching challenges and work backwards from your learning objectives to your choice of technology solutions.
Delve into how to think strategically about introducing a new technology to your campus and explore proven techniques for dealing with the “technophobes” and change-averse employees in your campus community.