Small Group Activities... Online
Small group activities... online?
Institutions of higher education around the world are providing their faculty with resources for online instruction that is active and engaging - read on for ideas, tips, tricks, and recommended practices.
Now that you have the power of Webex Breakout Sessions - what are you going to do with it? The CTL at Boston University has recommendations for adapting your face-to-face activities to either the synchronous OR asynchronous environment.
FROM BOSTON UNIVERSITY CTL
A Quick Guide to Converting your Face-to-Face Pedagogical Approaches to the Online Environment
Many of the strategies used for student engagement in face-to-face classes can be modified for use in the online environment, whether synchronous or asynchronous… Some common classroom techniques are outlined below, with suggestions for their modification for online environments. Video - “Translating In-Person Teaching Strategies Online”
Here is a sample of some of the activities in this BU article - check this week's blog post for the full chart, as well as resources from other universities.
I hope you enjoy these ideas from Boston University! For more useful teaching & learning resources, keep an eye on the CTLA blog.
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS
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REMINDER... this week's LOL (Live Online... Live!) session is this afternoon from 2:30-3:30.
No registration necessary - just use the bit.ly link below to join the Webex meeting:
You've been wishing for months that Webex wold allow you to break students into small groups - well, the Webex Breakout Sessions feature is now available!
Webex link: http://bit.ly/LiveOnlineLive
The Webex room will open 15 minutes prior to start time.
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