Session 4: Tips and Tricks to Engage & Retain Students In Your Math Course
Re-run Date: Wednesday, February 13th 2019 at 12:00pm EDT
Who Should Attend: Instructors, Instructor Assistants and Instructional Support Staff
Length: 45 mins.
In this session, find out how an Echo360 power user leverages polls to engage students and creates short learning videos to ensure they are engaged before, during, and after class. This is perfect for instructors that want to create opportunities for students to participate. Claire Stuve from the University of Toledo will share tips on incorporating the Q&A feed in Echo360 to drive meaningful discussions and allow students to contribute to the conversation. Lastly, you will see the data and analytics proving her efforts lead to increased retention in her introductory math course, and how it integrates with the Learning Management System.
Session 2: Using Echo360 Polling to Engage Students
Original Air Date: Wednesday, January 16th at 2:00pm EDT
Length: 1 hour
Are your students paying attention in class? When you ask the class a question is there an awkward silence? How do you know what the students don’t know? 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. After you have mastered delivery and engaging students with Echo360, we’ll cover the student perspective You’ll have your students participating in your lecture instead of socializing on off Facebook in no time!
What’s New: Learn how peer institutions are using engagement to increase learning and retention rates. You’ll review best practices from the University of Massachusetts - Boston that supports rapid increase in student retention after incorporating engagement tools for low stakes testing.