SubscribeRSS FeedItunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneInConnect(407) 823-1250Email Corrinne Stull More Faculty SeminarsStrategies to Facilitate a Cross-Cultural and Inclusive Online EnvironmentLeveraging OER: Creating an Affordable and Customized Student Learning ExperienceSetting the Stage: Designing for Quality Online Learning Experiences View AllPosted on November 16, 2011July 27, 2018 by Jonathan PizzoEngaging Online Students: Practical Interaction Strategies to Enhance Learning Seminar Date: November 16, 2011 at 11:00amAbstractMinimal student effort coupled with what some perceive as an isolating online learning experience make it more important than ever to identify strategies for engaging students online. In this recorded session, presenters will review a variety of synchronous and asynchronous interaction strategies with a particular focus on designing and facilitating meaningful online discussions.PresentersSusan Wegmann, Ph.D.Associate Professor School of Teaching, Learning and LeadershipDirector of Programs and Research, Morgridge International Reading CenterCollege of Education, University of Central FloridaDr. Wegmann teaches both face-to-face and fully online courses in Content Area Reading for future teachers. Her research agenda involves studying the interactions that occur in online settings. She was recognized with the 2009 Sloan-C Award for Excellence in Online Teaching. Baiyun Chen, Ph.D.Instructional Designer Center for Distributed LearningAdjunct Professor College of Education University of Central FloridaDr. Chen facilitates a professional development course, IDL6543, at CDL while teaching mixed-mode and fully online courses. Her research agenda focuses on the use of social media and their impact on teaching and learning.Session Recordings and Supporting MaterialsRecording:Full Adobe Connect recording [32 minutes; swf file](includes interactions between online participants as well as slides and synchronized audio)Streamed Podcast Session: http://media.blubrry.com/faculty_seminars_in_online/p/cdl.ucf.edu/staticfiles/faculty_seminars/seminar02.mp3Podcast (faculty-seminars-in-online-teaching): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:27 — 37.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | About Faculty SeminarsPresentation MaterialsPresentation Slides [470kb; pdf file]References [40kb; pdf file]Pedagogy Resources for Online Discussions [47kb; pdf file]Technical Resources for Online Discussions and Alternative Tools [44kb; pdf file]Comparison Table: F2F Discussions v. Online Discussions [15kb; pdf file]Like what you see? Tell the world!