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Webinar: Student Motivation- Practical Strategies That Will Increase Engagement, Learning & Retention

January 24 2014 online, United States of America You will learn HOW the basic principle of “active student involvement” will help us help our students to focus on their sense of purpose, control, & build connections that will help them socially, academically, physically, & emotionally. Participants will: Differentiate between the WHY and the HOW of student success and motivation Examine the underlying principles of student success Examine common best teaching practices in a college classroom (across disciplines) Reflect on and describe how their teaching practices compare with the best practices Identify teaching strategies that are appropriate for their student population Apply basic principles of student success to their own teaching success (e.g. validation, self-efficacy, collaboration, active involvement) More information: http://www.innovativeeducators.org/product_p/2079.htm

The Five Best Ways to Build Relationships in the Workplace (Online Classroom)

Authors: Andree C. Swanson, EdD and Paula J. Zobisch, PhD   For the online faculty member, his or her workplace is behind a computer.  Often we feel isolated and alone.   Imagine what it must be like for our students who may need someone to connect to virtually (e-connectivity).    “ It’s not enough for a course to be accessible online, it must also be designed in a way that keys into the digital pulse of current events, trending topics and insider knowledge endemic to the web. The three-quarters of 18 to 29 year-olds who have profiles on social networks are likely wondering why online course offerings aren’t nearly as enticing as the content that they find on their favorite social websites.” (Masoni) As the current Allstate ad says… “we want more, we just want more”.  Students want a relationship with the instructor.  Students need reassurance there is a real instructor and person behind the text who is active and engaged. Two methods to provide more for your student