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Best Practices in Online Instruction


Producer: OIT
Series:TLT Brown Bag

137 minutes

With the emergence and fast-paced evolution of distance learning, educators arechallenged by, and seeking ways to offer effective online classes that are innovative and imaginative. During this seminar you will hear how the UMBC successfully increased student engagement and class interaction by incorporating collaborative, active learning methods into physical and virtual classrooms. These elements of collaboration include voice, social presence, chat, share (sharing applications with students and peers), video, and content. Drawing on their experience, faculty members will explore common instructional and social challenges they've encountered and share valuable lessons they've learned that can easily be implemented into your own distance learning program.



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