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Humanizing Your Online Course

Why “humanize” your course? How to get started High-impact practices Examples Resources Humanizing Your Online Course Workshop Workshop recording (requires NC State login) Register for...

Panopto Basics

Overview Are you looking to create videos to enhance your course and improve the learning experience for your students?  Panopto is an all-inclusive video management...

Engagement in Synchronous and Asynchronous Environments

Students must engage in their courses in order to learn. But what, exactly, do we mean by “student engagement?” And what teaching practices and strategies...

Helping Students Get Started in an Online Class

First impressions make a big difference in the online classroom. How can you ensure that your online learners feel welcome in the class and that...

Leveraging Zoom Tools to Facilitate Engagement

What tools in Zoom promote active learning and help keep your students engaged during your synchronous classes? How do you use them? In this workshop,...

Real-time Assessments and Check-ins

Great teachers understand that learning is a conversation, not a monologue.  – Sir Ken Robinson Simple and quick, real-time assessments and check-ins are excellent tools...

Active Learning

Active learning is an approach that engages students in the learning process, and is often thought of as an alternative to conventional lectures. Commonly accepted...

Providing Effective Feedback

Instructor and peer feedback have a profound effect on the quality of student learning. When teaching online, it is important to foster both learner-instructor interaction...

Discussion Forum Best Practices

Discussion Forums play a key role in online learning. When used effectively, they can provide many learning benefits that do not always occur in the...