Engagement

How do I get my students to pay better attention in class and engage in a meaningful way?

Ultimately it is up to your students if they focus on the material or not. You cannot force a person to pay attention and be interested in a particular topic or subject. However, there are methods that you can employ that will motivate students to become more productive members of your class. Ways of teaching that will make your class enjoyable and engaging.

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How can I engage my students online or in a hybrid teaching environment?

The same principles of teaching and learning apply in online courses as in a regular face-to-face course; however, your content and activities need to reflect that your students are together in a virtual environment and not a classroom.

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How can I make my class more active?

Active learning is a process whereby students engage in activities, such as reading, writing, discussion, or problem-solving that promote analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of class content. In other words, students are not passively taking in content but are actively engaged in it the course and content.

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Tips for creating a lesson, lecture or presentation

When creating a lecture or presentation, there are a few rules to keep in mind. These rules are suggestions that can help you as a presenter, and also help your audience follow along better.

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Discussion and Communication

How can I engage my students in meaningful discussion in class and online? How can I keep control of course discussions?

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