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Prioritizing the Individual in Digital Classrooms
by Kristin Murner, Director, Learning Design, Natecia D. Smith, Senior Manager, Institutional Delivery and Academic Equity, KPS Programs, and Dennis Yim, Director, Live Online | May 3, 2021
At Kaplan, we used the rise in virtual synchronous sessions to work directly with students to learn more about their optimal learning conditions.
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.
Addressing the Needs of Struggling Students: Overcoming Challenges and Finding Solutions
by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Learning Design | October 14, 2020
While we have made a lot of progress in day-to-day teaching during the age of Covid-19, the need for inclusion and support has only grown.
Self-Care for Educators Part 2: You Can’t Pour From an Empty Vessel
by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Learning Design | September 23, 2020
With the prolonged pandemic impacting a second school year, taking care of yourself is central to success.
The Full Experience: Blending Tools and Strategies to Create a Great Outcome for Everyone in Your Online Course
by Chris Ryan, Executive Director, Product Strategy, Kaplan Admissions Group | August 13, 2020
If you’ve followed our webinars or read previous posts of ours, you know that we’re big believers in clear, action-oriented learning objectives and course outcomes.
Better Together? When and How to Use Synchronous Sessions for Greatest Impact
by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Learning Design | July 22, 2020
The great debate of asynchronous vs synchronous will rage on forever. The case could be made for either as the superior modality. But, do we have to choose? Let's dive deep into what each modality does best and how to leverage both to ensure your learners are successful.
Evidence into Practice: How to Apply Fantastic Instructional Design to Your Online Classroom
by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Learning Design | July 1, 2020
The online classroom can deliver the same learning objectives and the same outcomes, but sometimes requires a bit more creativity in translating (what are normally) in-person activities for your learners to an asynchronous environment where the feedback loop isn’t as organic.
Engineered for Success: Evidence-based Strategies for Online Learning
by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Learning Design | June 10, 2020
With the arrival of Covid-19 in the Spring of 2020 came the unprecedented closure of nearly every face-to-face learning institution. For many, this meant the immediate pivot to online learning to provide continuity of education for students at all levels.