LERN

Practical, how-to tips and techniques, plus the pedagogy of Live Online teaching, in five 55 minute webinars. Taught by one of the foremost teachers of adults. Designed for faculty in higher education, take your Live Online teaching to the next level for greater student satisfaction, completion and retention. Come away with information you can use Monday morning.

Five live webinars with 30 minutes presentation, 10-15 min of your toughest questions, and 10-15 min participant sharing.

Can’t make the live offering? Every webinar is archived and available 24X7.

Next live offerings offered in September and October 2020.
All times are 2 pm ET; 1 pm CT; Noon MT; 11 am PT.

1.The Pedagogy of Live Online
What’s different, and what’s the same in teaching Live Online (Zoom) classes. What transfers from in-person teaching, hybrid, and asynchronous online teaching. Plus, the opportunity and advantages online teaching offers you as an instructor.
Tuesdays, Sept 15; Oct 13.

2.The Five Step Model
The five essential features of planning your Live Online course. Includes C-I-A, content, interaction and assessment, plus the one-hour time frame structure for maximum engagement.
It’s never too late to tweak your course plan for greater win-win success.
Thursdays Sept 17; Oct 15.

3.Your First (Their First) Class
The first class is all-important. It is when you capture their attention, settle the limbic system, and as the great adult educator Dr. Jerold Apps noted, “make them believe.” The key essential things to do in the first hour, and how to get them done efficiently and effectively.
Tuesdays Sept 22; Oct 20.

4.Your Voice, Your Hands
The best presentation techniques for Live Online, and the biggest no-no’s. Discover the 7 ways to vary your voice, and the best hand movements to use to reinforce your points and energize your students. Just one tip will add value to your effectiveness as a teacher.
Wednesdays Sept 23; Oct 21.

5.Engagement Online.
The biggest stumbling block to success online, and teacher enjoyment, is engaging your students. Take away proven best practices that work. Includes a special handout of the best engagement techniques from other faculty.
Thursdays Sept 24; Oct 22.

Your Instructor
William A. Draves, CAE, is one of the foremost authorities on teaching adults. He teaches in three formats: online, in-person, and the webinar/Live Online format. At the beginning of the pandemic in spring 2020 thousands of faculty from 236 colleges and universities attended his webinars on Live Online (Zoom) teaching.

He is author of the book “Advanced Teaching Online,” now in its fourth edition. He has taught over 10,000 faculty how to teach online since 2000. His course is part of the Certified Online Instructor (COI) program, the leading designation for online faculty in higher education.

Draves is also author of “How To Teach Adults,” which has sold over 100,000 copies. The fourth edition includes a chapter on teaching hybrid classes. He has given presentations on teaching all over the world, including Russia, Japan, Australia, and Europe. He has also taught a course on Designing Successful Webinars. Draves brings his 40 years of experience in all three formats to his expertise in teaching with the new Live Online (Zoom) format.

Who Should Attend
Any instructor teaching Live Online (Zoom), or intending to do so. The program is relevant for faculty in higher education teaching courses that are information and cognitive based. While the program may be useful for those teaching hands-on kinesthetic skills (e.g. welding, driver’s ed, pottery, etc.) the program does not address hands-on instruction topics and issues.

Cost
For All 5 Webinars, just $995 per institution for up to 50 faculty or staff ($20/person) ; $1,995 per institution for up to 135 faculty or staff ($15/person).

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