Learn why there is an increased danger of attrition in online courses and how to address this in four key areas: course design, instructor presence, personal attention, and connectedness to the institution.
Using case-study examples, you’ll learn strategies for taking complaints, interviewing witnesses, performing investigations, and writing reports. Find out how to ask the right questions and gather the information you’ll need to come to the most appropriate resolution for everyone involved.
Identify the teaching methods that work best for modern learners, including several strategies to better engage and motivate your Millennial students. You'll learn the five new R’s: Research, rationale, relaxed, rapport, and research-based methods. Delve in-depth into each “R” and why each one is critical to helping your modern students succeed.
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.
This program offers academic leaders a flexible structure for building or strengthening their graduate teaching assistant programs from recruitment to performance feedback.
You’ll learn the importance of building CT outcomes, assessments, and activities into your courses. Discover the likely misconceptions your students will have about critical thinking and what you can do to dispel them as quickly as possible and why tying CT to a specific discipline can help students better understand the concept.
This presentation will examine the terminology and its impact on the institution, describe the challenges and benefits of its implementation, illustrate the resources/skill-sets needed, and offer real-world examples of analyses that help to predict future student demand by identifying the data elements necessary for success.
In this seminar participants will view and analyze effective and ineffective examples of Socratic questioning. As a result they will be able to support student learning through effective questioning and avoid questions that stifle student inquiry and thinking.
The new federal administration likely will shift Title IX enforcement. But the spirit and mission of Title IX, to reduce or eliminate barriers to education caused by sex discrimination , persists. Join Peter Lake for this dynamic presentation, and explore what changes we have we already seen under the new administration and what changes are likely to come.
Gain a variety of strategies to create discussion board activities that your students find interesting and also strategies to effectively facilitate discussions and manage the workload related to reading and grading posts.
Teachers and students measure “hard” courses by different yardsticks. Program leaders need to be aware of these different perspectives in order to apply strategies that identify and address gaps to foster student success, increase program retention and promote faculty development.
Explore a variety of flipped and active learning strategies they can use in class to allow students to apply, analyze, and evaluate course content.