Learn techniques you can use to deepen student understanding of course material—after class is over—that you presented in the classroom. These techniques include creating reflection videos and cartoon making, among others.
This multipack includes strategies for designing activities that increase learning and comprehension, tips on tech tools that humanize courses, and insights which will foster deeper understanding and curiosity in students. Through the techniques gleaned from this bundle of 20-Minute Mentors, student motivation and learning are improved, faculty performance is enhanced, and institutional culture is strengthened.
Recent research shows that emotions have a strong impact on cognition. Instead of excluding emotion from the classroom, instructors would do well to acknowledge and take advantage of the impact emotions have on students’ ability to learn new material. Drawing on a proposed addition of Emotional Presence to the Community of Inquiry Framework, examine why and how emotions can increase learning and retention.
Explore the phenomena of emotional contagion and affective crossover, both rooted in the emerging science of emotion, to develop techniques that enable faculty to inspire students, foster enthusiasm, and motivate learning.
This program addresses how student misconceptions about course content can become barriers to learning and offers several techniques to help teachers facilitate the adoption of alternative viewpoints in their students.
Gain confidence in dealing with difficult situations and the ability to recognize microaggressions and bullying in the online classroom; you’ll gain tools to manage work-related stress and learn to appreciate the benefits of self-care; and have greater comfort communicating online, especially with challenging topics.
In this 20-minute session, acquire practical strategies for limiting the stressful impacts of situations in the job and how to build resiliency against stress. Explore ways that faculty (and others) can take care of themselves so that they can continue to do their work effectively.
In this program, explore a simple framework to engage in a difficult conversation, apply the framework to scenarios that might come up in the online classroom, and gain strategies to have successful resolutions to difficult topics.
In this program, learn to recognize microaggressions and bullying in the online classroom and explore a strategy to effectively address these issues if and when they arise.
This collection of ten Magna 20-Minute Mentors brings you top content from the Annual Teaching Professor Conference—just in time for the new school year. Take this opportunity to reinvigorate your teaching through insights from popular sessions. These quick-hitting 20-minute videos offer solutions to common classroom challenges.
This informative program brings to life college classroom-tested games that work to build student rapport, inject new life into lecture-heavy teaching, and increase success rates among students.
By exploring the tools and strategies presented, participants will be better prepared to implement coaching at their institutions, which will bolster new faculty in their new roles, reinvigorate midcareer and late career faculty, and improve teaching and learning across campus.
In this 20-minute session, the goal is to help faculty identify ways to increase effectiveness in supervising and mentoring student assistants.
Do you have a system or standard process for prepping a course you’ve taught before? Where do you start? Often, planning revolves around syllabus revision, closing loopholes, and adjusting dates. What most of us need is a strategic, instructionally sound set of steps to help guide our decision-making. This 20-Minute Mentor provides just that, a four-step model considering the big picture goals, major content areas, calendar implications, and assessments.
In this 20-minute session, discover best practices to follow in the classroom that will encourage students to become better learners and not engage in unproductive behaviors.