Efficient and effective assessment of written work remotely

Submitted by miranda.prynne on Fri, 06/11/2020 - 11:00
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Hear about some tried and tested methods for effective assessment of written work when teaching online from Sara Clarke and Katy Dumelle of Oregon State University
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Hear about some tried and tested methods for effective assessment of written work when teaching online from Sara Clarke and Katy Dumelle of Oregon State University

Using an adaptive active model to promote student success

Submitted by miranda.prynne on Fri, 06/11/2020 - 10:29
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Susan Holecheck explains why flipping the traditional classroom teaching model with an adaptive active learning approach has proven so effective at Arizona State University
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Susan Holecheck explains why flipping the traditional classroom teaching model with an adaptive active learning approach has proven so effective at Arizona State University

Designing with quality and engagement at the forefront

Submitted by miranda.prynne on Fri, 06/11/2020 - 09:46
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Online learning expert Angela Gunder offers advice on how to design digital courses with a focus on quality and engagement
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Online learning expert Angela Gunder offers advice on how to design digital courses with a focus on quality and engagement

Ask the experts: Evidence-based practices in online teaching and learning

Submitted by miranda.prynne on Fri, 06/11/2020 - 09:24
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Find out about using evidence-based practices in online teaching and learning in this Q&A with Ryan Luke, programme director for adaptive learning at the University of Louisville
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Find out about using evidence-based practices in online teaching and learning in this Q&A with Ryan Luke, programme director for adaptive learning at the University of Louisville

Ask the experts: Evidence-based practices in digital learning

Submitted by miranda.prynne on Fri, 06/11/2020 - 08:50
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Learn about how and why to apply evidence-based practices to digital learning in this Q&A with Nina Araujo, instructional designer at Northeastern University
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Learn about how and why to apply evidence-based practices to digital learning in this Q&A with Nina Araujo, instructional designer at Northeastern University

Expert Q&A: Engaging students online – every learner, everywhere

Submitted by miranda.prynne on Thu, 05/11/2020 - 18:13
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Patricia O’Sullivan, project coordinator of academic innovation at the University of Mississippi, offers insight on engaging students in the online environment
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Patricia O’Sullivan, project coordinator of academic innovation at the University of Mississippi, offers insight on engaging students in the online environment

Expert Q&A: Designing online classes

Submitted by miranda.prynne on Thu, 05/11/2020 - 17:50
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Brandon Karcher, instructional technology manager at Bucknell University, and Douglas Wilson, instructional designer at Dallas College, answer fellow academics’ questions about how best to design online classes
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Brandon Karcher, instructional technology manager at Bucknell University, and Douglas Wilson, instructional designer at Dallas College, answer fellow academics’ questions about how best to design online classes

Expert Q&A: Active learning – engage learners across modalities

Submitted by miranda.prynne on Thu, 05/11/2020 - 16:53
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Peter van Leusen, director of adaptive and personalised learning at Arizona State University answers questions on how to engage students when teaching across different modalities
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Peter van Leusen, director of adaptive and personalised learning at Arizona State University answers questions on how to engage students when teaching across different modalities

Building an effective home studio for remote teaching

Submitted by miranda.prynne on Thu, 05/11/2020 - 13:58
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Recording classes well from home can be a challenge but by getting the basics right you can create a simple studio set up which will support effective online teaching. Here, Sean Willems explains how
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Recording classes well from home can be a challenge but by getting the basics right you can create a simple studio set up which will support effective online teaching. Here, Sean Willems explains how

How to communicate your online teaching structure to students – and why it matters

Submitted by miranda.prynne on Thu, 05/11/2020 - 11:17
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Communicating your teaching approach to your students manages expectations and maintains engagement throughout the semester. When students know what to expect, when to expect it, and how to approach the semester, they are empowered to fit their studies around life. Teachers, too, are protected from feeling permanently “on call” and other habits that can lead to burn-out. 

In this article, I describe four proven ways to deliver a successful online experience for your students. 

1. Define your communication channels  

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It is important to clearly explain your online teaching plan to students at the start of the course, so they know what to expect each week. Here, Dawn Gilmore explains why and how to outline your teaching structure

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It is important to explain your online teaching plan to students at the start of the course, so they know what to expect. Here, Dawn Gilmore explains why and how to do this.