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Webinar | Enhanced Learning in the New Digital Classroom (Educause)

In the spring of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced educational institutions at all levels to switch instruction almost overnight to virtual classrooms. With scant time to marshal their resources, officials in K–12 schools and higher education had to figure out how to deliver curricula, share materials, foster collaboration, and keep students engaged. Given the number…

Webinar | Blended Learning Symposium

Following the changes that most institutions implemented to address the need for remote instruction and the changing student and instructor expectations around flexibility, modality and appropriate use of in-person time, many are exploring blended learning as the future of the university. The potential for high-quality learning experiences that make the best use of time, space,…

Tips for Engaging Students — In person, Online and on Zoom

Teaching during these past few years has required a combination of flexibility, innovation, and tenacity. With these trying times, teachers have been tasked with providing engaging active learning opportunities as the delivery of these sessions has fluctuated from in-person to online, to blended and hyflex methods. While challenging, providing students with engaging and well-designed lessons…

Microlearning: Creating and Posting Exams in Elentra

The learning management system, Elentra, offers a rich exam creation tool that allows faculty and staff to create questions with the exam feature or even import them. This CETL session will cover how to get started with creating questions and posting them to your online courses. Attendees will receive a handout that will break down…

Webinar – The Spark of Online Learning: How Technology and Emotion Science Invigorates Every Class (Contact North)

Emotion and cognition are inextricably linked – how we feel and connect with others impacts both what we learn and how we retain that learning. When we engage in online learning we are not just presenting information and knowledge or teaching a skill, we are engaged with emotional, compassionate, complex people. We can find ways…

Get to know OSCQR—The Course Evaluation Rubric

Created by a team of educators from SUNY (The State University of New York), the OSCQR rubric is used as a customizable tool for online quality course review. From the SUNY website, the OSCQR rubric is described as “unique and differs from other online course quality rubrics in several ways. It is not restricted to mature…