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Veteran online instructors share tips on improving their practices

Veteran online instructors share tips on improving their practices | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Online instructors offer wisdom they've gathered -- what to do and what not to do -- from years of experience teaching in the modality.
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Excellent tips by those teaching online, on how to improve nearly every aspect of your online course and your online teaching.

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Recommendations to help marginalized academics become more successful teachers (essay)

Recommendations to help marginalized academics become more successful teachers (essay) | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Chavella T. Pittman gives advice to help make teaching less stressful and more successful in the upcoming academic year.
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Interesting observations:

  • Are you "over-teaching" to "prove" your competence?
  • Do you have and enforce classroom behavior policies?
  • And do you check out your student performance data to find out how well you're teaching (don't focus on evals which can be biased)
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5 Common Teaching Practices I’m Kicking to the Curb

5 Common Teaching Practices I’m Kicking to the Curb | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Are any of these ineffective teaching methods still part of your practice? Time to reconsider. [...]
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Synchronous Online Classes: 10 Tips for Engaging Students

Synchronous Online Classes: 10 Tips for Engaging Students | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Online courses are increasingly holding synchronous sessions. Here's how to increase engagement, participation, and accountability during virtual meetings.
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I agree with one of the commenters-these are good tips for engaging students in any type of environment

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5 Ways College Teachers Can Improve Their Instruction

5 Ways College Teachers Can Improve Their Instruction | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Want your college class to be exceptional? These strategies will make your teaching more engaging, effective, and satisfying for you and your students.
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Great suggestions-your students and/or faculty/staff will thank you for trying these methods in your classrooms!

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27 effective ways to get students to pay attention

27 effective ways to get students to pay attention | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Despite all your planning, hard work, grading at home, housekeeping in the classroom and (physical and virtual) paperwork world, and killer teaching skills, learning isn’t going to happen if your students aren’t really paying attention.
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I like pass the marker, especially to those not paying attention..

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