Topic

Technology and Teaching, Innovative Teaching Strategies

Other Topic

Online Teaching and Learning

Session Abstract

With the growth of online learning on the horizon at Winthrop University, faculty members can be best served in learning strategies for teaching online by participating in a dialogue with colleagues who are currently teaching in this modality.

This panel session will provide strategies for teaching online from the perspective of Winthrop University faculty currently teaching online across a variety of disciplines. Panelists will share their experiences with respect to common pitfalls and lessons learned; skills needed to be a successful online facilitator; roles and responsibilities; cognitive, social, and teaching presence; engagement; accessible online content; and providing the Winthrop experience.

Participants, both new and experienced with online instruction, will gain insight on a variety of approaches to teaching online, tool recommendations, and time-saving strategies. Participants will be able to ask panelists questions using an online chat tool during the live session.

Keywords

online teaching, online learning, instructional design, instructional strategies, teaching strategies

Location

DiGiorgio Campus Center 114

Start Date

24-3-2017 1:00 PM

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Strategies for Teaching Online: Perspectives from Across Disciplines

DiGiorgio Campus Center 114

With the growth of online learning on the horizon at Winthrop University, faculty members can be best served in learning strategies for teaching online by participating in a dialogue with colleagues who are currently teaching in this modality.

This panel session will provide strategies for teaching online from the perspective of Winthrop University faculty currently teaching online across a variety of disciplines. Panelists will share their experiences with respect to common pitfalls and lessons learned; skills needed to be a successful online facilitator; roles and responsibilities; cognitive, social, and teaching presence; engagement; accessible online content; and providing the Winthrop experience.

Participants, both new and experienced with online instruction, will gain insight on a variety of approaches to teaching online, tool recommendations, and time-saving strategies. Participants will be able to ask panelists questions using an online chat tool during the live session.