Creating Community

Ideas for Increasing Student Engagement

  • Tips for Improving Communication in the Online Environment
  • Set up a discussion board on MS Teams or Blackboard. For a comparison of capabilities, click here.  

  • Host a meaningful classroom discussion on any platform: assign lesson objectives or speaking roles before class, refer to student comments from a discussion board (using OneNote), share meeting notes, or ask all students to turn their videos on. 

  • Preparing for and Adjusting to breaks in Communication: gather cell phone numbers and develop contingency plans (email, private chat) 

Contact Us

 

 LTC Ben Wallen, Chief of FLICR (Faculty Learning, Innovation, Collaboration, and Research)

 Dr. Mark Evans, Director, Center for Teaching Excellence

 Dr. Steve Finn, Associate Director, Center for Teaching Excellence

Suggestions for improvements to this website or best practices to capture? Please send them to Mr. Patrick Gill, Instructional Technology Director.

for improvements to this website or best practices to capture? Please send them to CPT Tara Middlebrooks