University of Iowa


Mastering the Online Classroom

Mastering the Online Classroom: Strategies for Effective Online Teaching

Research shows that online learners have different needs than those learning in traditional classroom environments. If you are teaching an online course or plan to teach one in the near future, this 90-minute workshop is for you! An active learning experience that will equip you with strategies and resources needed to facilitate your online course and engage with your students in a meaningful way.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
TIME: 10:30 AM – Noon

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Design4Online: Creating Quality Online Courses

DESIGN4ONLINE: Creating Quality Online Courses

Are you interested in learning about online course design? Would you like to engage your online students with captivating course content? Design4Online is an 8-week, comprehensive training program that will help you design or redesign an online course integrating data-driven strategies. Design4Online offers you a collaborative environment where you can learn best practices and share online instructional methods. Regardless of your level of online experience, join the instructional designers at DOE and become a part of this innovative professional community!

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Student Preferences in Online Learning

Student Preferences in Online Learning: A Comprehensive Research Project

Distance and Online Education has implemented research seeking student preferences for online learning. The data collected will provide you a clearer picture of what students prefer for online learning, as well as what the students found as barriers to their success. In addition, the data will supply guidance on effective online learning strategies that need to be implemented to encourage student success. We look forward to analyzing the data and sharing the results with you.