Magna Online Seminars are live and interactive events that address critical issues facing higher education today. They feature leading educators delivering content-rich presentations.
Conferences for faculty, administrators, and student leaders are presented throughout the year to create a forum for academic professionals and students to connect, learn, and share ideas.
Whether an observer, the target, or the unintentional perpetrator of microaggressions, faculty often don’t know how to respond to them in the moment.
A strategic plan is a blueprint to challenging assumptions and promoting change within existing structures.
The strategies presented have been proven effective for diverse populations and also benefit the online learning community and student outcomes in a positive way.
Medical and dental programs can be inflexible, challenging, and prescriptive. This seminar offers concrete strategies to assist students in navigating these programs successfully.
Participants will learn a series of low-risk, very easy to implement strategies, tips, and tools that they can implement to make their lectures more student-centered and engaging in order to promote higher level learning.
This webinar will provide evidence-based best practices and related information and insights that can be used immediately to respond more effectively and efficiently to the needs of students who are experiencing emotional and mental health challenges due to their extensive involvement with social media.
By applying research on how students learn and intellectually develop, you can foster a growth mindset, improve learning, and ultimately build tougher modern learners.
Student feedback should be considered and does make a substantial contribution to the faculty evaluation, but it is just one component. Using a model that takes all available sources of evidence into consideration is what creates a balanced faculty evaluation.
Stay current on the national developments and trends in Title IX compliance, enforcement, and litigation. This program will be of particular importance in light of the sweeping changes taking place to Title IX enforcement under the Trump administration and the new leadership of OCR.
If you want to be known as a “cutting edge” academic unit or institution, you need to keep up with the channels used for disseminating information. Academic research often never permeates into mainstream society, much less the media. To get publicity, more grant and funding opportunities, and to disseminate knowledge, institutions need to better understand how video plays a major role.
Traditional formative assessment strategies involve instructor assessment, peer feedback, or self-reflection. 360-degree assessment is an improved approach that combines all three of these assessment strategies to support a greater culture of growth and foster student ownership and critical thinking skills.
This comprehensive presentation will walk you through a variety of strategies, topics, and concepts that will help your institution enhance the quality of online courses and programs and ensure continued success.