3 Engaging Students Asynchronously

Description

Are you interested in improving student engagement with your asynchronous online content? This session covers best practices when engaging students in asynchronous online settings. Topics include how to help students engage with the content, you, and their fellow students, as well as how to structure asynchronous discussions, group work, lecture content, and more to benefit student learning in the asynchronous online environment. This content applies to both blended and online courses.

Session Recording

See links below for recordings from each session. 

Link to Recording – May 5-6, 2020
Link to Recording – August 5, 2020
Link to Recording – August 6, 2020

Presentation Slides

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Link to Google Slides Presentation – May 5-6, 2020
Link to Google Slides Presentation – August 5, 2020
Link to Google Slides Presentation – August 6, 2020

Resources Mentioned in the Presentation

General Resources:

  1. ESS Session 3 Survey
  2. Virtual Office Hours and Schedule a Consultation with an Instructional Designer
  3. Symposium Summer Series
  4. Tech Tutors and Tech TAs
  5. Hour of Instructional Activity Information
  6. VoiceThread @ PSU
  7. BlendLT Learning Path

Resources for Embedding External Content into Canvas:

  1. ITLD: Embed Tools for Teaching and Learning
  2. Embed Kaltura media in a Canvas course
  3. Embed or link to Box files and folders in Canvas
  4. Embed LinkedIn Learning videos into Canvas

Resources for Creating Video Content:

  1. Adding Chapters to a Video using Kaltura
  2. Adding Slides to a video using Kaltura
  3. Build a Kaltura Video Quiz
  4. Add hotspots to a video using Kaltura
  5. Media and Video Quiz Analytics
  6. Embed media using Kaltura in Canvas

Resources for Creating and Managing Effective Online Discussions:

  1. Effective Online Discussions from the Teaching and Learning Center from the University of Oregon (This has an open license – may be shared and adapted as needed)
  2. Canvas Learning Path – Module 4: Create and Manage Online Discussions
  3. Amy Kuntz’s Discussion Forum Rubric (you have permission from Amy to use, adapt, and share)
  4. Teacherline discussion rubric (this is a copyrighted resource)

Resources for Creating and Managing Collaborative Student Groups:

  1. Canvas Learning Path – Module 6: Collaborative Groups
  2. Advanced Canvas Learning Path – Empower Students to Collaborate Effectively Using Groups
  3. Canvas Student Orientation Module
  4. G Suite for Education at PSU
  5. Getting Started with G Suite

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