WORKSHOP: Synchronous Online Strategies for Engagement, Access, and Community (90 mins)

  • Theresa Wills George Mason University


In this mini workshop, participants will enter a virtual classroom using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra (participants should bring a laptop with Wi-Fi access, headphones and microphone are highly recommended.) They will become immersed in the synchronous online setting while learning both pedagogical and technological strategies that increase student engagement, student access, and build a classroom community. The presentation is differentiated for beginners through experts in online teaching. These strategies have been researched and tested by the presenter in over 20 synchronous online courses.

TUESDAY 10:00am-11:30am