Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
10:10 AM - 10:35 AM: Concurrent Sessions
 
Concentration
Engagement Strategies for Faculty
Session Title
Discussion Board Reboot: From 'Did You Do the Reading' Assessments to Active Learning Discussions
Description
Engaging mid-sized public university faculty in rebooting the tired discussion board tool and designing discussions as scaffolded active learning activities that promote learner-learner and learner-instructor interaction and higher order learning.
Learning Objectives
Compare and contrast assessments and learning activities.
Explore discussion activities that scaffold learning and build community.
Design discussion activities that promote learner-to-learner and learner-to-instructor interactions.
Intended Participants - Role
Instructional Designers
Faculty
Administrators
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
Participants with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
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Presenter(s)
Dr. Caran Howard, Instructional Development Specialist, University of Northern Iowa
Caran is an Instructional Development Specialist in Continuing Education & Special Programs at the University of Northern Iowa. She has a PhD in Social Foundations of Education, with an emphasis in History of Education, from the University of Iowa. She has 19 years of teaching experience in higher education, including face-to-face, blended, and online courses. She enjoys collaborating with faculty members, puzzling over design/development issues, and working to ensure student success.