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Effective Design and Management for Group Projects in Online Courses
October 15, 2014 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Effective Design and Management for Group Projects in Online Courses

How Does Group Work Relate to Student-to-Student Engagement and Overall Success of Course Design? Dr. Melissa Kaulbach and James Bryan Smith answer this question during this episode of Ed Tech Du Jour.

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New Ed Tech du Jour Video: Ensuring Deep Learning in Online Courses
September 9, 2014 – 10:58 am | Comments Off on New Ed Tech du Jour Video: Ensuring Deep Learning in Online Courses

Dr. Melissa Kaulbach, Vice President, Academic Services, had the opportunity to interview Dr. Andrew Rice of Queens’ College at The University of Cambridge on his experience teaching computer programming courses online.
“Many people think that certain …

9 Strategies for Promoting Retention
February 20, 2014 – 10:46 am | Comments Off on 9 Strategies for Promoting Retention

In light of our focus on retention, we ask, Have you designed your online course to promote student retention? Factors contributing to attrition rates originate from a variety of sources, many that are beyond your …

TED-Ed Flipped Lesson: Strategies for Retaining Online Students
November 5, 2013 – 4:27 pm | Comments Off on TED-Ed Flipped Lesson: Strategies for Retaining Online Students

Ed Tech du Jour hosts, Dr. Melissa Kaulbach and Dr. Heather Farmakis share factors contributing to attrition rates originate from a variety of sources, many that are beyond your control. As an instructor and course …

9 Strategies for Promoting Student Retention
August 8, 2013 – 12:00 pm | Comments Off on 9 Strategies for Promoting Student Retention

Have you designed your online course to promote student retention? Factors contributing to attrition rates originate from a variety of sources, many that are beyond your control. However, as an instructor and course designer, you …

Ed Tech Du Jour Webinar: Engaging Students Online
July 1, 2013 – 11:45 am | Comments Off on Ed Tech Du Jour Webinar: Engaging Students Online

Don’t miss the next Ed Tech Du Jour webinar! Register for 5 Ways to Prevent Cheating in Online Courses: Dr. Heather Farmakis and Dr. Melissa Kaulbach will discuss the rationale behind online cheating and …

Ed Tech Du Jour Webinar: Screencasting with Jing
June 24, 2013 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Ed Tech Du Jour Webinar: Screencasting with Jing

Don’t miss the next Ed Tech Du Jour webinar! Register for Engaging Students in Online Courses: Dr. Heather Farmakis and Dr. Melissa Kaulbach will discuss various strategies to keep students from disengaging in online …

Ed Tech Du Jour Webinar: Building Community in Your Online Course
June 13, 2013 – 11:30 am | Comments Off on Ed Tech Du Jour Webinar: Building Community in Your Online Course

Don’t miss the next Ed Tech Du Jour webinar! Register for Screencasting with JING: Dr. Heather Farmakis and Dr. Melissa Kaulbach will share the benefits of screencasting and how it can be used to explain …

5 Ways to Prevent Cheating in Online Courses
June 4, 2013 – 9:24 am | One Comment

This webinar recording is a brief review of the rationale behind online cheating, and it offers strategies/tools to enhance the online learning experience, promote academic honesty, and deter cheating. Heather Farmakis, Ph.D. and Melissa Kaulbach, …