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Dr. Heather Farmakis

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 …

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, …

Self-Directed Learning: The Core of Successful MOOC Participation
May 1, 2013 – 1:29 pm | 13 Comments

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have gained extreme momentum since they appeared in higher education. Although many universities, vendors, and students have joined the MOOC bandwagon, we remain in the early stages of MOOCs; we’re …