Share Paper: Get Outside Your LMS! Engagement Strategies for Online Instruction

  1. Todd Cherner, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States
  2. Jeremy Dickerson, The University of North Carolina at Wilmington, United States
  3. Alex Fegely, Coastal Carolina University, United States

Abstract: Online learning is continuing to grow at a rapid rate, yet the pedagogy used in digital learning environments continues to be critiqued due to its lack of student engagement, collaborative activities, and innovative teaching methods. With new educational technologies being released on a regular basis, this workshop will demonstrate multiple strategies for using those technologies at no monetary cost to engage students in both course content and collaborative activities. Specifically, this workshop will feature a mini-course on Design Thinking that was created using the “Own It, Learn It, Share It” and “E-Learning Engagement Design” frameworks, and the workshop is organized ...