Monday, October 28th, 2019
3:15 PM - 4:05 PM: Concurrent Sessions
Texas 3
Engagement Strategies for Learners
Session Title
Let's Do More Than Discuss!
Discussions again?? I know, "Post by Wednesday then respond to two classmates by..." Let's examine ways to make our discussions more engaging, using other tools that can expand the online classroom conversation.
Learning Objectives
Identify alternatives to and enhancements for more traditional weekly course discussion activities.
Evaluate tools that can enhance the "traditional" online discussion activity.
Participate in activities using some of the ideas and tools presented.
Intended Participants - Role
Instructional Designers
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
Participants with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
Paula Cancro, Assistant Professor, The College of Westchester
Paula Cancro is an Assistant Professor at a small college in White Plains, NY. She teaches on ground and online courses in Business and Office Tech. Sometime after years in corporate IT and training, she landed in Higher Ed.. Paula is also an online speaker coach with The eLearning Guild. She received her MBA from Iona College, Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, and is a QM Peer Reviewer and APPQMR and IYOC facilitator. She recently began her EdD coursework in Higher Ed Admin.