Engaging and Motivating Students

This  video is from the University of New South Wales, College of Fine Arts (COFA.online Gateway).

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Engaging students in online learning is critical for success. In this episode, we speak with teachers and students about strategies for improving engagement and motivation in online learning environments. Effective facilitation, creating learning communities, strategies for motivating students, and encouraging and sustaining participation are discussed.

Rick W. Burkett runs the John A. Logan College Teaching and Learning Center, teaches history, and heads an educational nonprofit. He publishes blogs on a wide variety of topics, including history, teaching and learning, student success, and teaching online.
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Online Teamwork and Collaboration

This video is from the University of New South Wales, college of Fine Arts (COFA.online Gateway).

Download the supporting PDF file for this episode http://bit.ly/ieDVEh from the Learning to Teach Online project website.

While developing effective teamwork and collaboration skills are considered important to the learning process, many students find group work challenging and difficult. In this episode we explore how Internet technologies can improve the collaborative process within online teamwork, and offer some useful strategies for facilitation and assessment.

Rick W. Burkett runs the John A. Logan College Teaching and Learning Center, teaches history, and heads an educational nonprofit. He publishes blogs on a wide variety of topics, including history, teaching and learning, student success, and teaching online.
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Managing Your Time When Teaching Online

This video is from the University of New South Wales, College of Fine Arts (COFA.online Gateway).

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Online classes are not bound by scheduled class times, and it can be very easy to spend too much time teaching and managing your students in this environment. This Learning to Teach Onlinehttp://bit.ly/d18ac5 episode highlights some important issues regarding managing your teaching time online. It examines some of the benefits and potential pitfalls of online teaching related to time, and offers some practical tips and suggestions on how teachers can make their online teaching more effective and productive.

Rick W. Burkett runs the John A. Logan College Teaching and Learning Center, teaches history, and heads an educational nonprofit. He publishes blogs on a wide variety of topics, including history, teaching and learning, student success, and teaching online.
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Conducting Effective Online Discussions

This video is from the University of New South Wales, College of Fine Arts (COFA.online Gateway).

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Discussions are an important component of many forms of online student interaction. For students to benefit from an online discussion, it is important for teachers to generate relevant topics, effectively moderate student activity and participate regularly. This episode will highlight several strategies to help you manage online discussions more effectively, and make them more beneficial for your students.

Rick W. Burkett runs the John A. Logan College Teaching and Learning Center, teaches history, and heads an educational nonprofit. He publishes blogs on a wide variety of topics, including history, teaching and learning, student success, and teaching online.
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