LIFESAVERS for Teaching Online
Concurrent Session 2
Do you find that facilitating discussions, grading assignments, and providing detailed feedback to your students have you drowning in your course? Are you hesitant to step into the murky online water for fear of sharks? If so, we will share LIFESAVERS for working smarter, not harder, in distance education courses.
Description of Presentation
Have you been told that distance education courses are "easier" to teach than a face-to-face class but now find that your online course is consuming your life? Do you find that facilitating discussions, grading assignments, and providing detailed feedback to your students have you drowning in your distance based course? Are you hesitant to step into the murky online water for fear of sharks? If any of these sound familiar, you may need LIFESAVERS!! Session presenters will share easy strategies that can be implemented in your course to increase efficiency, improve student outcomes, and allow you to soak up a few rays of sunshine with your saved time.
Presentation Learning Outcomes
Presentation attendees will learn how to use LIFESAVERS in their online courses to create an efficient and engaging experience for students. By incorporating Learning communities, Introductions, First Timers, Engagement, Screencast-O-Matic, Announcements, Virtual Presence, EDpuzzle, Rubrics, and Structure, faculty can work smarter, not harder in their online courses while creating a sense of community that leads to improved student outcomes.
In this interactive and engaging presentation, attendees will learn how to incorporate LIFESAVERS into their online courses. The presenters will share 10 tips and tricks that have helped them work more efficiently in their online courses. Attendees will be given the opportunity to share their experiences and will leave with ideas that can be easily implemented in their own courses as well as a sweet reward!