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, Education Program Consultant, Wartburg College
I am an Education Program Consultant at Iowa Department of Education. Previously, I was assistant professor of education, instructional designer, and ESL teacher.

Dr. Stephanie TeKippe, Assistant Professor of Education, Wartburg College
I am an associate 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.