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Fostering a Sense of Community Between Online Learners
by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Learning Design & Molly Johannessen, PhD, Director of Education and Teaching at University of Medicine and Health Sciences | November 5, 2020
While investing in the lives of your learners may sound obvious, it is much easier to have organic, informal conversations in an in-person classroom than online. When designing your class sessions or instructional modules, you must make time for this informal, social learning to take place.
Reaching the Disengaged: Addressing the Needs of Struggling Students
by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Learning Design | May 1, 2020
During this unprecedented time, students who struggle most in the traditional classroom have likely also struggled with the switch to online learning.
Tips for Supporting Online Students Outside of Class
by Cat Powell, GRE Instructor and Instructor Manager, Manhattan Prep | April 2, 2020
For me right now, sustaining connections with others feels both vitally important and increasingly difficult. One way that I try to compensate for this is by keeping up connections with students between classes.
Lights, Camera, Action: How to Command the Virtual Classroom
by Chris Ryan, Executive Director, Product Strategy, Kaplan Admissions Group | March 26, 2020
I’m always a little more nervous just before an online class than a face-to-face one. I’ve taught online since 2005, so it’s not about my experience in the medium that gives me anxiety.
Making Human Connections Between Teachers and Students
by Rachel Pearsall, Senior Manager of Live Online Delivery and Kristin Murner, Director, Learning Design | March 12, 2020
As more educators are facing the potential for school closings, you’re probably thinking about how to provide your students with continuity in their learning experience.