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Engineered for Success: Evidence-based Strategies for Online Learning
by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Learning 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.
Pro Tips to Master Lesson Planning for Online Classes
by Cat Powell, GRE Instructor and Instructor Manager, Manhattan Prep | May 13, 2020
Many factors need to go right for students to be highly engaged. One factor that can be overlooked is cognitive load. If the cognitive load grows too great, students will check out.
Measuring Learning in an Online World
by Laura Keehan, Executive Director, Assessment | April 23, 2020
In our (not so) new (anymore) world of online learning, you’ve probably quickly learned that more traditional, classroom-based assessment no longer really applies.
Squirrel! Tips for Keeping Distracted Students Engaged in the Online Classroom
by Katie Wedemeyer-Strombel, PhD, Kaplan Teacher Manager: In-Person Tutoring, Graduate & Law School Admissions Consulting | April 16, 2020
Through my many years as a student, and over 10 years now as an educator in formal and informal in-person and online education, I have found strategies that help keep distracted students (like me) engaged in online classrooms.
Online Learning Doesn’t Have to Be “Less Than”
by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Learning Design | April 8, 2020
Though it may not seem like it now, the ultimate win of this remote learning season could be the opportunity to help your students identify what really sparks their interest and joy.
Webinar Q&A: Immediate Steps for a Successful Online Classroom Experience
by Dennis Yim, Director, Live Online Courses, Kristin Murner, Director, Learning Design, and Chris Ryan, Executive Director, Product Strategy, Kaplan Admissions Group | March 27, 2020
In this webinar, our panel of experts offers practical tips and strategies you can implement right away to help you and your students make the switch to online learning.
Making Human Connections Between Teachers and Students
by Rachel Pearsall, Senior Manager of Live Online Delivery and Kristin Murner, Director, Learning Design | March 12, 2020
As more educators are facing the potential for school closings, you’re probably thinking about how to provide your students with continuity in their learning experience.