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

by Kristin Murner, MBA, MSEd, Director, Learning Design | October 14, 2020
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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, Learning Design | July 22, 2020
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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, Learning Design | July 1, 2020
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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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Self-Care for Educators: Battling Burnout Amidst Uncertainty

by Chris Ryan, Executive Director, Product Strategy, Kaplan Admissions Group | June 1, 2020

What are effective ways to recharge ourselves over the next period of time, so that we come back refreshed and revitalized?  How do we reflect effectively without becoming overwhelmed in regrets and other negative feelings? How do we make plans when the ground is still shifting unpredictably?

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