Read or watch a video about how to save time and energy when setting up Zoom polls for your class.
Learn how this faculty member adapted their tests to the online environment, including strategies that support student success in answering application-level test questions.
Explore these five key elements to student success in an asynchronous learning environment. Includes D2L (LMS) tools used to support these elements.
This took me a shockingly long time to figure out. I am embarrassed to say that it wasn’t until 2012 that I began to personally archive all of my postings in the group discussion forums, and I now use these as a base from which to continuously adapt and reframe year over year. Although I…
The most important things that students want to know are: “What is expected of me?” “How do I access the course?”, “Where can I get help if I need it?” and “How can I be successful?” I make a point of addressing these questions by mobilizing multiple communication channels. People access and attend to information…
With Google Slides you can create template slide decks that encourage collaboration. By creating templates, students can follow along – you provide the backbone to support students in creating, researching, and presenting. Working together on slides is an interactive synchronous classroom activity that can be done over and over again to build skills and learn…
To help international learners more easily understand marketing concepts, I ask each to choose a brand at the beginning of the term and to become the class expert on their brand.
How can you stimulate curiosity and increase student engagement online? Market your upcoming lessons and spark tenacity in your student’s desire to become active partners in their learning!
A simple strategy to promote student engagement and community building. The strategy is about using a video platform that provides equal opportunities to all students.
Amy Pelvin describes feeling disconnected from the day to day interactions with students, particularly in full or partial asynchronous courses. She decided to start The Breakfast Club. This runs during asynchronous classes and is an opportunity to connect with students and build relationships.
See a multitude of tips and tricks from Mike and Mike on how to organize your class, create engaging interactive activities and communicate better with your students in an online setting.
Learning math in an online environment could be challenging. To engage students, I created discussion board math problems that have open-ended responses to encourage development of mathematical reasoning skills and communication skills.
Explore these practical tips and strategies on how to engage your students and revive those discussion board conversations!
Explore the ways in which Intelligent Agents in the Brightspace LMS (eCentennial) can send automatic communications to students based on their progress in your course!
Get immediate feedback from your students on your classes and lessons. Anonymous Start, Stop and Keep is an asynchronous activity that encourages students to contribute their feedback in a consistent, safe and meaningful way!
As we use online conference tools such as Zoom to conduct our teaching, we have all experienced online fatigue when we spend too much time sitting and staring at our screen. I have applied a “7th inning stretch” technique to reduce online fatigue.