Digital Classroom Resources Blog

Articles published in 2020

Fostering a Sense of Community Between Online Learners

by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Learning 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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Reaching the Disengaged: Addressing the Needs of Struggling Students

by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Learning Design | May 1, 2020
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During this unprecedented time, students who struggle most in the traditional classroom have likely also struggled with the switch to online learning.

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Tips for Supporting Online Students Outside of Class

by Cat Powell, GRE Instructor and Instructor Manager, Manhattan Prep | April 2, 2020
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For me right now, sustaining connections with others feels both vitally important and increasingly difficult. One way that I try to compensate for this is by keeping up connections with students between classes.

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Lights, Camera, Action: How to Command the Virtual Classroom

by Chris Ryan, Executive Director, Product Strategy, Kaplan Admissions Group | March 26, 2020
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I’m always a little more nervous just before an online class than a face-to-face one. I’ve taught online since 2005, so it’s not about my experience in the medium that gives me anxiety.

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