This course gives an overview of how to design your online course, how to establish a positive and engaging online classroom climate, how to keep students actively engaged with your content, tips on grading and feedback, and some thoughts on how you can effectively manage your time when teaching online.
Learn how to formulate critical thinking-related student learning outcomes, design learning activities, and assignments that will help students achieve increasingly advanced outcomes through your course, and assess your students’ critical thinking skills using both objective items and student-created work.
By focusing on exercises that make the benefits of good note-taking plain to students, you will learn tools that are not just instructional but also motivational—designed to get your students to care about a subject they might otherwise find uninspiring.
Using an innovative decision-tree format, you’ll gain important insights and valuable suggestions on your current policy toward plagiarism. The program covers policy changes that are consistent with both your principles and the best interests of your students.
This is a scenario-based program that explores different perspectives on the subject of extra credit. Narrated illustrations present the debate through the eyes of “typical” faculty members, helping you develop a more comprehensive understanding of extra credit’s pros and cons.
This interactive program is a collaborative-learning program designed for groups of faculty, working together with a facilitator. It illustrates common student grievances about their grades, and provides effective strategies to turn discussions about them in a positive direction.
Underprepared students arrive unable to handle the rigors of college academics. Learn to identify underprepared student and which strategies to implement to get them college-ready. Unburden your students of the bad habits they acquired in high school, and give them a better chance for college success.
Increase college-level underprepared students’ chances for success and create a more satisfying classroom environment for them and you. In this program, you will learn proven strategies not only for getting students to perform to your expectations, but also for fine-tuning your pedagogy to improve their chances for success.
Certified Student Leader: Communication for Changemakers is an online course designed to bridge the gap between participatory leadership skills and communication skills, teaching students the behaviors and practices necessary to producing positive change. This course will help students understand how to transform big ideas into concrete action.
Discover a set of time-management techniques that can help you get the upper hand on your workload, see how to adapt proven “offline” feedback strategies to the online classroom, and get a detailed look at one feedback tool that can completely change the “time spent/quality delivered” equation in your favor.