Online teaching. Online learning. Online engagement. You’ve heard it all when it comes to online pedagogy. But have you come across a resource that contains
HIGHER ED TEACHING STRATEGIES FROM MAGNA PUBLICATIONS
The perfect class discussion can feel like something of an alchemy. From the instructor’s preparation to the students’ personalities, many ingredients can enable or challenge
In the Chronicle of Higher Education’s guide to student engagement, Cavanagh (2019) emphasizes the importance of connecting course content to the emotional lives of students.
The discussion forum plays a central role in our online graduate-level, advanced research methods course, providing opportunities for students to demonstrate knowledge and connect and
Giving Students an Individualized Experience in Online Learning: Staying Connected while Disconnected
“No combination of words can put together the feeling of relief, comfort and gratitude I have towards your course and your fantastic TAs.” –Student comment,
The transition to online teaching has been partially, if not completely, challenging for faculty teaching in colleges and universities. I am writing this article while
“Write an initial post and then reply to two of your classmates.” These are the standard requirements for students participating in online course discussions. Discussions
I used to dread online discussions as much as many students do. However, after implementing a simple change, I was as eager to join my
Participating in team projects offers students the chance to develop interpersonal communication skills (Figueira & Leal, 2013), build relationships with classmates, and increase the level
As an online instructor, I require my students to engage in weekly discussion forums. In the online college environment, discussion forums are designed to simulate a professor and his or her students engaged in a traditional classroom discussion. Students respond to a question and then reply to the responses of their classmates. The point is to keep the discussion moving, keep students engaged in the topic for the week, and facilitate learning.