April 24, 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Track 1: Teaching, Learning, and Assessment
Track 3: Student Engagement and Persistence
Tana Monåco
Dean of Online Learning
Patten University
Live and Local: Enhancing Online Engagement with Impromptu Video

Online courses are often based on text, images, and prepared multimedia presentations. Instructor-generated video captured for a specific class at a specific time can move students’ attitudes about online learning from feeling “canned” to an engaging and personal experience. This presentation describes several ways to create targeted online course video.

Michael Leitch
Associate Director of Liberal Arts
Academy of Art University
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Student Transitions: Effective Practices for Online Student Success

Orientation and transition programs for new students are well-developed for many residential colleges and universities. However, these programs are often under-developed for online student populations. This presentation will briefly demonstrate effective transition programming that increases student engagement and persistence.

Josh Hibbard
Azusa Pacific University - University College