Share Paper: Creatively Engaging Students in Online Learning to Improve Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Dan Keast, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, United States
Wednesday, March 28 10:15-10:30 AM Edison E

Abstract: Online learning attracts students who need a flexible schedule or live too far from the institution for face-to-face courses. The problem exists that these learners report a feeling of disconnection with their professors and other students. As course designers and teachers, we must approach online learning differently than face-to-face. Several long-held educational practices are transferable to the online classroom, but educators need to be mindful of bumps and make appropriate changes on the fly. What works in the physical classroom may flop in the virtual classroom with a different population of students. Making quick alterations for the benefit of the ...