Please join us throughout the Spring 2015 semester as we revisit some of the webinars you may have missed during our campus-wide, virtual attendance to the 20th Annual International Conference in Online Learning, which was held in October 2014. Here is the schedule as well as a description of each event.
Assessing the Impact of E-Text, Flipped Classroom, and iPad Usage
by Kerrie McDaniel & Thomas Patterson, Western Kentucky University
Wednesday, January 28, 4-5PM, Aquinas 252
Abstract: This quantitative study examines the impact of new technological and pedagogical changes on perceptions of student engagement in an introductory biology lab.
The Art of Online Community: Moving Beyond the Discussion Forum
by Steven Goss and Robin Hummel, Bank Street College of Education
Wednesday, February 25, 4-5PM, Aquinas 252
Abstract: A study of online communities to strengthen the understanding of effective engagement by developing instructional strategies to transform discursive dialogue to generative discourse.
Assessing Group Collaboration Processes in Online Courses
by Antoinette Bruciati, Sacred Heart University
Tuesday, March 31, 4-5PM, Aquinas 252
Abstract: A grading rubric for assessing learning and performance among collaborative groups of students is presented. Five foundational components needed for effective collaboration are discussed.
What Faculty Need to Know About Teaching Online
by Karen Swan, U.of Illinois Springfield, Laurie Dringus, Nova Southeastern University, Jennifer Richardson, Purdue University, and Phylise Banner, Union Graduate College
Thursday, April 30, 4-5PM, Aquinas 252
Abstract: Authors of a unique, online faculty development program will share things faculty should know about pedagogy, design, teaching, technology tools and supporting students studying online.
We hope to see you at one (or all!) of these webinars!
For questions, please contact Kayla Gori at 845-569-3457 or firstname.lastname@example.org.