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SI: Book Club: "Small Teaching Online" - Building Engagement and Presence in a Time-Starved World is a Course

SI: Book Club: "Small Teaching Online" - Building Engagement and Presence in a Time-Starved World

Jun 21 - Jul 9, 2021
8.0 credits

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Full course description

This workshop is FREE, but participants will need to obtain their own copy of the book prior to the start of the course: Small Teaching Online: Applying Learning Science in Online Classes, by Flower Darby and James Lang.

Course Introduction

Whether you are teaching online for the first time or are a seasoned online veteran, fostering student engagement and instructor presence can be a challenge. But in your time-starved world, how do you make changes that offer the most bang for your buck? In their book, Small Teaching Online: Applying Learning Science in Online Classes, Flower Darby and James Lang give practical, small, research-based strategies that can have a large impact in online classrooms for engagement and success, as well as the development of reflective teaching practice. This book group will combine synchronous and asynchronous discussion of the text with practical, hands-on application activities to help you build your online teaching toolkit.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of these sessions, you should be able to:

  • Apply effective engagement strategies to foster student persistence and success in a current or planned online course.
  • Create a synchronous or asynchronous course activity using an evidence-based strategy.
  • Utilize reflective teaching practice to develop plans for growth in online teaching.

 

Course Dates

June 21, 2021 – July 8, 2021

Required Live Sessions:

Thursday, June 24: 10:00am – 11:30am

Thursday, July 1: 10:00am – 11:30am

Thursday, July 8: 10:00am – 11:30am

 

 

Course Instructor

Katie O'Keefe

 

 

information iconCredits: Participants will receive documentation for the successful completion of this course. No university credit will be earned. Contact hours, listed as credits on this enrollment page, are defined as time spent under scheduled instruction, which can be synchronous or asynchronous. 1 Credit = 10 Contact Hours. For additional details on how contact hours were determined for this offering, please review our Contact Hours Guide.

 


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