Student Engagement: Online vs. Face-to-Face
How do you engage students in the classroom? How is it different when teaching online? What online tools and strategies can you use to engage students in both face-to-face and online classes? This workshop will introduce research-supported pedagogy and technology tools that can connect students to the content, the teacher, and each other in both face-to-face and online learning spaces.
Student Engagement: Online vs. Face-to-Face August 2018
Strategies for making your class more engaging:
- Chunk your content and stay focused and brief
- Record lectures with Mediasite to use class time to apply knowledge and skills
- Create interactive lectures with Articulate Storyline to deliver, test and review content.
- Offer virtual office hours and review sessions online with Google Hangouts, Zoom or Canvas Conferences
- Use Canvas groups for small group discussions
- Use VoiceThread to facilitate video, audio and text discussions
- Allow students to participate using a variety of formats and media
- Use Kahoot!, Google Forms and Quizizz to assess learning often.
- Ask students to create test questions and create their own study guides
- Use the 3-step feedback: what worked, what didn't & how to improve
- Use Canvas announcements to highlight student work