Session 3:  Using Echo360 Polling to Engage Students

Tuesday, August 21st at 12pm EDT

Who Should Attend:  Instructors, Instructor Assistants and Instructional Support Staff

Length:  1 hour

Are your students paying attention in class? When you ask the class a question is there an awkward silence? Do you want immediate feedback on understanding of concepts?  Energize your presentations while engaging students with Echo360 polling activities and get immediate feedback on their comprehension.  In this session, you’ll learn about the types of polls you can create, how to add them to your existing or new presentations, and how to launch polls during or outside of class. You’ll have your students participating in your lecture instead of socializing on Instagram in no time!

What’s New: Learn how peer institutions are using engagement to increase learning and retention rates.   You’ll review research from the University of Cincinnati that supports rapid increase in student retention after incorporating engagement tools in the classroom.

Session 4:  Interact with Students and Analyze their Performance

Thursday, August 23rd at 12pm EDT

Who Should Attend:  Instructors, Instructor Assistants and Instructional Support Staff

Length:  1 hour

In this session, you’ll explore the Echo360 Classroom environment and learn how to leverage Echo360 to enhance your in-class presenting and to encourage student collaboration and discussion before, during and after class.  After you have mastered delivery and engaging students with Echo360, we’ll cover the student perspective and how to configure your Echo360 real time analytics settings to create reporting based on the way you expect them to participate.  Learn how to correlate engagement data with grades in the LMS to track if students are improving. Discover how to identify struggling students who may need remediation as early as the first class.

What’s New: Learn what is new in instructor analytics. We’ll explore the innovative HyFlex+ teaching method that’s engaging both large and small classes at institutions nationwide.