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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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Online Learning Doesn’t Have to Be “Less Than”

by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Instructional 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.

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