Have you ever wondered about how to keep students engaged in an online course. Research shows that if you can create a strong instructor presence in your course, chances are students will remain focus and complete the course. We will show you how to use current technologies/mobile apps to enhance and engage student learning. Hand-on activities will give attendees an opportunity to explore various Web 2.0 technologies that are readily available.
At the conclusion of this program participants will be able to:
1. Describe best practices in creating instructor presence.2. Identify the importance of instructor presence in online environments.3. Implement at least one technology in their current or upcoming online course.
Presented by: Sonya Ratliff (School for New Learning- FITS) and Bo Ju (Office for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment)
Monday, February 26 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm
D2L, Chicago, IL