Creating a Presence in the Online Classroom: Connecting with Your Students

Student engagement can be hard in a digital environment. Students can be nervous about learning online while others may be new to learning in a digital classroom. This session will cover the characteristics for successful student engagement and how to make the classroom a better learning experience for everyone. Learning Objectives: List the key characteristics…

A Deeper Look at Padlet for Education: Taking a Deep Dive into Digital Classroom Engagement

Padlet is a virtual “bulletin” board that students and instructors can use to collaborate and add content to such as videos, pictures, and links to articles. This great EdTech tool allows for real-time sharing and collaboration which helps to increase student engagement. In this session, participants will learn how to use Padlet and will have the opportunity to look at some of the creative ways that Padlet…

Discovering the new Zoom Apps

Have you happened to notice a new icon on your Zoom meeting toolbar? What is this “Zoom Apps” thing and how do I use it? No, your eyes are not deceiving you, Zoom has once again updated their software and has provided us with some new meeting tools. This session will be a choose-your-own-BR discovery…

Discovering the New Zoom Apps

Have you happened to notice a new icon on your Zoom meeting toolbar? What is this “Zoom Apps” thing and how do I use it? No, your eyes are not deceiving you, Zoom has once again updated their software and has provided us with some new meeting tools. This session will be a choose-your-own-BR discovery…

Zack and the Extraordinary Neuro Escape Room

Gamification, or the use of learning design coupled with game mechanics and logic, has been shown to be an engaging and useful strategy in the classroom. An escape room is just one example of gamification, and has been utilized across health profession students to promote collaboration and problem-solving. Through virtual experiential learning and team collaboration…