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The Importance of Visual Design in Online Courses

When it comes to online courses, beauty is more than skin deep. Studies have shown that the aesthetics of an online course are important factors in motivating students to engage and persist in the…

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Designing Cooperative Learning Experiences

Have you ever been part of a group learning experience and thought that it was very frustrating? This can happen for a variety of reasons that could come from how…

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Get in the Flow - Promoting Student Engagement in Online Learning

Are you concerned that your students may not be adequately engaged during online learning activities? Being fully engaged 100% of the time is not a realistic expectation, but there are a variety…

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Cultivating Online Learning Communities

Learning communities are a powerful way for people to come together to achieve common learning goals. However, fostering conditions that promote an online community for shared learning…

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Creating a Safe and Welcoming Environment

There a many important factors to consider when creating a safe and welcoming environment for your learning community. Emily Knox breaks things down for us with some very helpful strategies.

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Designing Cooperative Learning Experiences

Have you ever been part of a group learning experience and thought that it was very frustrating? This can happen for a variety of reasons that could come from how the group was structured,…

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Developing Your Teaching Presence

Teaching presence strongly impacts the way students build their knowledge in your course. In this session, you will learn how to strategically apply your teaching presence to the critical…

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Lining Up for Success: Coordinating Effective Teaching and Learning Strategies

Student learning strategies work best when there is strong alignment with instructor teaching strategies. Explicit attention to Bloom's Taxonomy, by instructors when they use Backward Design and…

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Cultivating Online Learning Communities

Learning communities are a powerful way for people to come together to achieve common learning goals. However, fostering conditions that promote an online community for shared learning…

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Thinking Creatively about Courses with Labs, Arts, & Fieldwork

The strategies we use for teaching and assessing skills that a physical presence may not easily translate to our new online environment. This workshop will explore creative and…

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Get in the Flow: Promoting Student Engagement in Online Learning

Are you concerned that your students may not be adequately engaged during online learning activities? Being fully engaged 100% of the time is not a realistic expectation, but there are a variety…

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Remote Teaching in Times of COVID-19

COVID-19 presented the university educators with a unique set of academic challenges. Please join the CGS-funded faculty and instructors for a discussion of the issues they faced and the insights…

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Dealing with Challenging Situations in Face-to-Face and Online Classrooms

Disruptive student behaviors can present serious challenges to a positive learning environment. These challenging situations can occur in both face-to-face and online learning contexts. In this…

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Objects and Examples Make Abstract Concepts More Accessible

Kim Sheahan, Assistant Director of Education, Spurlock Museum

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Storytelling Creates Connections for Students

Kim Sheahan, Assistant Director of Education, Spurlock Museum.

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Teaching Using a Fill-in-the-Blank Notebook - In Person and Online

Karle Flanagan, Senior Instructor, Department of Statistics

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Eco Lunch - Teaching Strategies for Online-Blended-Hybrid Environments

Learning Objectives: By the end of this workshop you will be able to… •Explain your role in student knowledge construction. •Use strategies for productive…

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