Making sure students are taught by quality faculty—often adjunct instructors—is key to retention and brand success. This program contains proven strategies that can be used to attract and retain the best adjunct instructors for online courses.
This program not only teaches the core concepts of copyright law, but it’s also useful in a train-the-trainer sense—it is designed to give you the ideas and tools you need to be able to be a “copyright ninja” in an academic environment.
Through concrete tips, practical strategies, and real-life examples, this suite of 20-Minute Mentors, presented by Brian Udermann, PhD, gives academic leaders the tools needed to improve online courses, while simultaneously enhancing faculty and administrator relationships in the context of online education.
You’ll be walked through the various options available for quality reviews, the reasons why more institutions are conducting these reviews, and how they are successfully coordinating them.
You’ll gain a basic introductory exploration into how you can use analytics to improve your online offerings, as well as how analytics can be used at the institution-wide level to study general academic trends.
During the program, you’ll learn how to create faculty buy-in by involving instructors during the development of online education initiatives and focusing more on the quality of programming rather than other benefits of online programs.
Concrete strategies for applying pop culture to your course content. It will help you create a positive and unique classroom environment in which students are more connected to not only what they’re learning, but also to you.
Gain a broad base of knowledge and insight to help you build a strong learning community.
Learn the tools and techniques for successfully building social presence in online courses.
This presentation will help you understand what Generation C is all about and adapt your teaching practices to meet their learning style. You’ll learn how to update classroom management and assessment while improving student engagement with low- and no-cost applications. You’ll become familiar with low- and high-tech tools that can enhance your productivity and effectiveness and upgrade your approach to feedback, scheduling, and communicating.
Learn a step-by-step method for cultivating your students’ creativity in any subject area while deepening their engagement with course content and strengthening their presentation skills. You’ll learn how to use 21st-century approaches and techniques, like transactive thinking and creativity tools, to help your students imagine, innovate, and implement.
This presentation will show you how to enhance your productivity and improve your efficiency by accessing a host of what could easily be described as virtual teaching assistants. You’ll learn how to get help with all the things that matter to you: grading, teaching, interacting with students, conducting research, and kindling students’ interest in learning.
In just 20 minutes, this presentation covers the nature of the Generation C phenomenon and how it relates to classroom management, formative assessment tools, and low- and no-cost techniques for enhancing student engagement. From cell phones to Post-Its, this presentation is full of practical tips on how to connect with students.