Upcoming Live Online Seminars
Many of today’s students come to campus with mental, emotional, and social challenges. Explore practical strategies to help all students successfully contribute to collaborative learning activities.
April 19, 2018 • 1:00 pm Central • 60 Minutes • $247
Learn the steps for creating an effective and dynamic strategic plan, ways of using the strategic plan to build institutional support for faculty development programs, and methods for using the strategic plan to communicate with outside stakeholders.
April 26, 2018 • 1:00 pm Central • 60 Minutes • $247
Learn how to set students up for success by employing alternative lessons, using a blended and supportive curriculum, and teaching students individually. You’ll review core competencies required by CODA/ACEN and explore strategies for assisting students with different learning challenges.
May 03, 2018 • 1:00 pm Central • 60 Minutes • $247
Learn how to apply culturally responsive teaching strategies to the online environment. The strategies presented have been proven effective for diverse populations and also benefit the online learning community and student outcomes in a positive way.
May 10, 2018 • 1:00 pm Central • 60 Minutes • $247
Discover how to recognize misalignment, expert blind spot, content overload, and over-identification.
May 17, 2018 • 1:00 pm Central • 60 Minutes • $247
No matter your familiarity with multimedia, you will leave this seminar knowing how to choose and integrate media effectively into your courses.
May 24, 2018 • 1:00 pm Central • 60 Minutes • $247
This seminar will help faculty increase their understanding of microaggressions in the classroom, develop strategies to take when they occur, and create a classroom climate that limits microaggressions from occuring.
June 07, 2018 • 1:00 pm Central • 60 Minutes • $247
This seminar will provide practical strategies for using OER to expand student access to higher education, provide significant cost savings to students, and help increase enrollment and retention. You’ll gain compelling evidence for developing a strategic initiative that embraces and encourages the adoption of OER institution-wide.
June 21, 2018 • 1:00 pm Central • 60 Minutes • $247
This seminar will provide a high-level overview on effective strategies to institute organizational culture shifts.
June 28, 2018 • 1:00 pm Central • 60 Minutes • $247
Below you will find a few of our most recent, top-rated online seminars. They’re available on-demand, starting at $99. To see the complete library of archived seminars, visit Magna Publications.
What instructional methods are more likely to help students learn better and retain information longer? Listen in as Maryellen Weimer and Victor Benassi discuss what the “science of learning” has established about the way students learn. Learn More »
When it comes to observing and evaluating the quality of online courses, you might feel as if you’re navigating uncharted waters—especially if you don’t have online teaching experience yourself. This program provides college administrators with clear processes and measurable criteria for making informed decisions. Learn More »
Learning Assessment Techniques: How to Integrate New Activities that Gauge What and How Well Students Learn
You can find a lot of courses these days on how to be a more effective teacher—but not so many on how to assess that effectiveness. During this seminar, you will learn active-learning techniques you can use to improve student learning and better assess and report the results. The handouts for this session include a comprehensive list of 50 learning assessment techniques that can be integrated into your teaching processes and allow you to achieve the results you need in a more efficient manner. Learn More »
Overcoming Implicit Bias in Higher Education: How to Recruit, Hire, Manage, and Retain a Diverse Team of Academic Faculty
Although your institution may embrace the goal of a more diverse faculty and staff, you likely face some serious challenges—both subtle and obvious—that can make it difficult to actually reach, and maintain, a diversity that more closely reflects your students and society at large. Get strategies you can use to recruit, hire, and sustain a more diverse department and institution. Learn More »
The amount of content in your field grows with each year. So how do you decide what to keep and what to cut? This seminar will teach you innovative ways to think about the content that is critical for your students to learn and remember. You’ll explore the mission of content and how to use it to provide high-quality instruction. Learn More »
Faculty development centers rarely operate under financial models that allow them to prove that they are cost-effective. It is therefore important that faculty support centers be able to measure and communicate the value of what they do, particularly in today’s budget climate. This seminar will give you a reliable framework for measuring tangible outcomes for your center and communicating these outcomes clearly to others. Learn More »
Team-Based Learning is a uniquely powerful and increasingly popular form of small group learning. When properly designed, it can help ensure students leave your class with conceptual and procedural learning, confident in their understanding of course content, and ready to apply it in meaningful ways. It’s also a great teaching approach for the flipped classroom. Learn More »