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Remote Teaching and Learning Series: Part 3 Optimizing Critical Thinking in an Asynchronous Online Class
September 19, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT$45.00
(Sa Sept 19, 11am-12:30 pm Eastern Daylight Time)
Online learning does not have to be devoid of depth, there are plenty of ways to hone your teaching skills and challenge your students within the confines of teaching remotely. During this 1.5-hour workshop, you will take part in several assignments that foster higher-order thinking in an asynchronous learning environment. You will play the role of the student as we try out activities that work well in online classrooms so you can experience the effort and critical thinking required. We will reflect on the methods that optimize participation, communication, collaboration, and depth of learning. We will make a list of some “Do’s” and “Don’t’s” that pertain to distance learning and brainstorm the alignment of content and skills with the tools you have available.