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SXSW EDU 2021

Engaging Students in the Time of COVID-19

Nearly 25% of college students say they may graduate later than planned due to COVID-19, citing a poor online learning experience alongside well-being challenges. Student engagement has always been critical to strong teaching. But now exacerbated by new learning formats, massive disruptions to students’ personal lives, and digital access, student engagement is an urgent equity imperative. Join a conversation with two professors for a practical discussion around engaging students online.

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Takeaways

  1. Learn how instructors can effectively engage students across hybrid, in-person, and synchronous and asynchronous online class formats
  2. Identify how student needs, performance, and engagement have -- and have not changed -- in the shift to online learning due to COVID-19
  3. Discuss specific engagement activities, data analysis techniques, and other best practices that instructors can introduce in their classes

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Organizer

Ben Heverly, Senior Associate, Whiteboard Advisors

Meta Information:

  • Tags: higher education, instruction
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Converse
  • Track: Practice & Pedagogy
  • Session Focus Area
  • Level: Basic Understanding
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