Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
4:15 PM - 5:05 PM: Concurrent Sessions
Texas 3
Engagement Strategies for Learners
Session Title
Improving Students' Accountability by Using Collaborative Tools and Communication Techniques
In this session, I will share examples of best practices that allow us to meet QM Standards 5 and 6, in our online courses. These examples include communication and templates for weekly/daily messages and tools that allow students' collaboration.
Learning Objectives
Adapt communication templates to improve instructor-student communication.
Use online collaborative learning spaces that support students' collaboration.
Intended Participants - Role
Instructional Designers
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
Participants with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
Dr. Maryam Rod Szabo, Assistant Professor of Education, Wartburg College
Assistant Professor of Education at Wartburg College. Former instructional designer and ESL teacher

Dr. Stephanie TeKippe, Assistant Professor of Education, Wartburg College
I am an assistant professor at Wartburg College in Education. I also serve as the Assistant Dean of Faculty Development for the college and Co-Chair of Education. I have a Master's and my doctoral degrees in Instructional Technology.