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Fostering a Sense of Community Between Online Learners

by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Instructional Design & Molly Johannessen, PhD, Director of Education and Teaching at University of Medicine and Health Sciences | November 5, 2020

While investing in the lives of your learners may sound obvious, it is much easier to have organic, informal conversations in an in-person classroom than online. When designing your class sessions or instructional modules, you must make time for this informal, social learning to take place.

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Addressing the Needs of Struggling Students: Overcoming Challenges and Finding Solutions

by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Instructional Design | October 14, 2020

While we have made a lot of progress in day-to-day teaching during the age of Covid-19, the need for inclusion and support has only grown.

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The Full Experience: Blending Tools and Strategies to Create a Great Outcome for Everyone in Your Online Course

by Chris Ryan, Executive Director, Product Strategy, Kaplan Admissions Group | August 13, 2020

If you’ve followed our webinars or read previous posts of ours, you know that we’re big believers in clear, action-oriented learning objectives and course outcomes.

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Better Together? When and How to Use Synchronous Sessions for Greatest Impact 

by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Instructional Design | July 22, 2020

The great debate of asynchronous vs synchronous will rage on forever. The case could be made for either as the superior modality. But, do we have to choose? Let's dive deep into what each modality does best and how to leverage both to ensure your learners are successful.

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Evidence into Practice: How to Apply Fantastic Instructional Design to Your Online Classroom

by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Instructional Design | July 1, 2020

The online classroom can deliver the same learning objectives and the same outcomes, but sometimes requires a bit more creativity in translating (what are normally) in-person activities for your learners to an asynchronous environment where the feedback loop isn’t as organic.

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Engineered for Success: Evidence-based Strategies for Online Learning

by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Instructional Design | June 10, 2020

With the arrival of Covid-19 in the Spring of 2020 came the unprecedented closure of nearly every face-to-face learning institution.  For many, this meant the immediate pivot to online learning to provide continuity of education for students at all levels.

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Finishing Well: Transitioning, Reflecting, and Planning

by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Instructional Design | May 19, 2020

 The end of the 2019-2020 school year is upon us.  Surely no one predicted the semester would end in such a distanced, distracted fashion, yet here we are.

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