Tune in to Teaching Excellence

Browse our selection of recorded webinars—just like watching your favorite series, but with more ways to propel students forward. 

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Live Virtual Machine Labs Training Series 
Presenter: Carrie Shaffer, Practice Labs
Date Recorded: 5/1/2018

Give this training series a listen to master the Live Virtual Machine Labs in MindTap. When you’re a knowledgeable, confident user of your instructional tools, you and your students get more out of them. 
 

The Path to Employability: Cengage C.A.R.E. Research
Presenter: Corinne Hoisington, Central Virginia Community College
Date Recorded: 4/24/2018

Are your student prepared for Computing careers? Corinne Hoisington explores employability models, career options and the recent findings from our Cengage C.A.R.E.s study. 

See a Demo of the New MindTap for BUSN
Presenters: Authors Marce Kelly and Chuck Williams
Date Recorded: 4/13/2018

For Intro to Business students, professional development starts in the classroom. By the time your students graduate, they won't just know trends like AIibaba, Generation Z and Tax Reform-they'll be prepared for the next ones!

Listen in on BUSN authors Marcella Kelly and Chuck Williams to learn how bringing these topics into your course prepares tomorrow's professionals, and how to get started. Plus, you’ll explore how MindTap for BUSN offers a full, customizable course solution that builds student confidence.

 

See a Demo of the New MindTap for MGMT
Presenter: Author Chuck Williams
Date Recorded: 4/10/2018

When it comes to propelling students forward, there's management-and then there's MGMT with MindTap.

Author Chuck Williams shares new ways of engaging students in their Principles of Management class and you'll see how MindTap can help them think and act like managers!
 

MindTap for Business Statistics and Analytics Spring Showcase Series
Presenter: he Cengage Decision Sciences Team
Date Recorded: 4/4/2018

Students can gain valuable Excel skills through our Excel Online problems. These problems provide students with an opportunity to work auto-graded, algorithmic homework problems directly in their browser using Excel Online. This will save you time grading and give the students a real Excel environment to practice within.

The Exploring Business Statistics and Analytics Activities offer students a set of interactive tools and visualizations that can help them 'see' the statistical concepts being presented, making your students more prepared and engaged in class. These are only two of the many features available in MindTap for Business Statistics and Analytics!

 

Teaching the New Network+ Exam
Presenter: Jill West, Cengage Author, Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Date Recorded: 3/27/2018

Author and educator, Jill West discusses the latest version of the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 exam—from new content areas to ensuring students are ready.

CengageNOWv2 for Taxation Spring Showcase Series
Presenter: The Cengage Learning Taxation Team
Date Recorded: 3/22/2018

Discover our Tax Form problems, the Adaptive Study Plan as well as many features in CengageNOWv2.

Students can now manually complete the Cumulative Tax Return Problems found in the end-of-chapter section in a digital environment. This will save you time on grading and give students the rich, digital environment they need to practice and develop real-world skills.

Students can also complete the Computational Exercises that enable them to practice calculating numbers using realistic tax scenarios. These problems are located in the end-of-chapter section in the text, and many of these exercises are algorithmic in CengageNOWv2, giving unlimited opportunity to allow for students to practice or assess their understanding of the content covered in lecture.

 

Break Free with MindTap
Presenter: John Carey, Cengage
Date Recorded: 3/8/2018

Explore the most cutting edge digital resource for Principles of Economics. MindTap focuses students on the task at hand while unshackling you to create the kind of course you always wanted!

 

Top Ten Technology Changes of 2018 for Office and Windows with Mixed Reality
Presenter: Corinne Hoisington, Central Virginia Community College
Date Recorded: 2/27/2018

Wait until you see the new STORY REMIX tool for your classroom!

So what is the latest and greatest tech changes? New Windows 10 and Office 365 updates are happening monthly and changing how we can engage with our students and business today. Microsoft wants artists and content creators to want its products.

Microsoft has unveiled multiple creative-minded products including a major Windows 10 upgrade called the "Creators Update" and a gorgeous PC called the Surface Studio. See new products including Windows People, the Windows 10 VR headset, Paint 3D, Story Remix 3D, Cortana updates, Mixed Reality, Microsoft Teams (competitor to Slack), and new Office 2019 products too!

 

Success Measured: Your Students and the Job Market
Presenter: Jill West, Cengage author, North Georgia Technical College
Date Recorded: 2/23/2018

2018 is slated to be a very exciting time in the technology industry, but still more than 70% of employers surveyed said they need more employees with programming and/or web development skills. 1 Million Computing Jobs Open by 2020!

This webinar will show how MindTap, our first-of-its-kind, all-in-one-solution, offers students a way to successfully prepare for a position in this growing and increasing critical segment of our economy. In this session our team will show some of the Integrated Development Environment (IDE) functionality that sets MindTap apart, proving our functionality prepares students for the application and skills based environment today's job market demands.

The webinar will detail how MindTap bridges the gap from getting the grade to laying the foundation for a career in the technology industry. View our session that bridges your expertise and understanding of students to the imperative success the future of our economy demands.

 

Teaching the New CompTIA Network+ Exam
Presenter: Jill West, Cengage author, North Georgia Technical College
Date Recorded: 2/22/2018

CompTIA's latest iteration of the Network+ exam, to be released in March of 2018, incorporates new technologies, highlights foundational networking skills, and increases its emphasis on virtualization, security, and troubleshooting. In this interactive session, we'll cover new content areas of the Network+ objectives to help prepare you for presenting these concepts to your students. We'll look at updates to the Network+ textbook and new resources in MindTap. We'll also explore new tools and project ideas to spice up your networking classroom. From hypervisors and wikis to CLIs and network simulators-including an in-depth exploration of Cisco's Packet Tracer, now available free to everyone-you'll walk away with fresh ideas and resourceful tools to help your students get certified and get hired.

 

Maximize the Power of MindTap Economics with Author Rodger Arnold
Presenter: Roger Arnold
Date Recorded: 2/21/2018

Listen in on the Cengage team and author Rodger Arnold to get an in depth look at his new 13th Edition of Principles of Economics and MindTap!

 

Prep Students for Certs with MindTap for IT, Networking, and Security
Presenters: Cassie Cloutier, Associate Marketing Manager, Cengage
Date Recorded: 2/6/2018

Do your students have the hard tech skills employers are looking for? Give your students the troubleshooting skills and certification prep they need to pass industry exams and get a job.

See how the Live Virtual Machine Labs in MindTap give student the hands-on troubleshooting skills they need to succeed in today's technical computing career landscape. We'll show the new auto-grading feature for our Live Virtual Machine Labs, as well as what we have instore for our new edition of Network+ Guide to Networks for CompTIA's Network+ N10-007 certification exam.

 

Engage Your Computing Students with Fitbits
Presenter: Sandy Keeter, Seminole State College of Florida
Date Recorded: 1/30/2018

Professor Sandy Keeter needed ways to increase enrollment in Intro to Computers. See how she leveraged an affordable technology that aligns with course concepts.
 

Cengage CAREs
Presenter: Sandy Keeter, Seminole State College
Date Recorded: 1/11/2018

“I believe in innovation and that the way you get innovation is you fund research and you learn the basic facts.” -Bill Gates

Currently, there is a major misconception.  One that is hurting higher education graduates across the world – that ‘digital natives’ no longer need the Intro to Computing course.  Do you feel that educational institutions are doing their best to truly prepare students for the ‘real world’?

The International Data Corporation (IDC) discovered that Microsoft Office is listed as a required skill 5X more frequently than all other software programs combined – yet companies are identifying a large technology skills gap from recent college graduates.

Cengage CAREs was launched in August 2017 and the results were shocking. Please help us in expanding our research efforts for Spring 2018.

  • 997 students participated
  • 30 basic introductory-level applications and concepts questions
  • 44% - average national proficiency
  • These graduates, your students, need our help.  They are entering the workforce with a 46% deficient on extremely remedial skills. Please join us for our CARE Spring research study. 
  • 44% - average national proficiency

These graduates, your students, need our help.  They are entering the workforce with a 46% deficient on extremely remedial skills. Please join us for our CARE Spring research study.

 

Virtualization: The Technology Behind Modern Data Centers
Presenter: Ted Simpson
Date Recorded: 11/28/2017

Cengage author Ted Simpson highlights today’s virtualization technology as the backbone of Software Defined Data Centers (SDDC) and Cloud computing. In this presentation, you’ll learn about the advantages and challenges of implementing a VDI infrastructure and explore popular VDI products from VMware and Microsoft. While VMware is the current leader in virtualization systems, Microsoft’s Hyper-V is rapidly gaining ground, making it vital that IT professionals be familiar with both. 

 

An Introduction to the PCAOB’s New Auditor Reporting Standard
Presenters: Karla Johnstone and Audrey Gramling
Date Recorded: 11/16/2017

Learn about the requirements of the new auditor reporting standard for public company audits. Discussion will include the motivation and anticipated benefits for the new standard, as well as the critical audit matters that the auditor will communicate in the auditor's report.

 

Revenue from Contracts with Customers
Presenters: Carl Warren and Jeff Jones
Date Recorded: 11/16/2017

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update, “Revenue from Contracts with Customers” (Topic 606) in May, 2014. In August 2015, the FASB deferred implementation of the Standard to annual reporting period beginning after December 15, 2017, with early adoption permitted. This presentation will provide an overview of the standard, discussion of why the standard was issued and the main provisions of the standard.

 

Understanding and Teaching the new Leasing Standard
Presenters: Don Pagach and Jeff Jones
Date Recorded: 11/14/2017

The new leasing standard becomes effective for all companies in 2019. It’s important to understand the changes that the new standard creates for lessees and lessors—and how those changes can be taught in the classroom.

 

Teaching the New Security+ Exam
Presenter: Mark Ciampa
Date Recorded: 10/25/2017

Cengage author, Mark Ciampa, explores the updates in the October 25, 2017 CompTIA Security+ Exam SY0-501, including:

  • Changes in overall exam content
  • How the exam objectives link to Bloom’s Taxonomy ladder
  • Strategies for implementing these updates in your course
     

QuickBooks Online – Accounting Has Arrived in the Cloud
Presenter: Glenn Owen
Date Recorded: 10/25/2017

Learn about the important differences between QuickBooks desktop and QuickBooks Online versions, along with tricks, tips, and updates for a successful course integration.

 

Beyond the Grade Book: Preparing Job-Ready Communicators with MindTap
Presenter: Marcy Krugel, Florida Atlantic University 
Date Recorded: 10/24/2017

This webinar, Presenter faculty partner Marcy Krugel, will highlight the benefits of MindTap that will help instructors prepare students for the work place.

 

Maximize the Power of MindTap in Introduction to Business
Presenter: Shawn Orr, Ashland University
Date Recorded: 10/18/17

Shawn Orr, director of faculty services in the College of Online and Adult Education at Ashland University, will share her best practices in using technology to improve student engagement and outcomes in her courses.  Shawn is a passionate educator and has worked in higher education for more than 20 years.

 

Take Your Keyboarding Course to the Next Level!
Presenter: Facilty Partner Nancy Abshier
Date Recorded: 10/10/17

We are listening and taking action! MindTap and SAM are the best they have ever been. Since last semester, there have been three releases with cool functionality and one NEW product to the MindTap family. Come join fellow instructors for a brief, yet stimulating webinar. Your colleagues will show you what's new and why it is important to use in your course. We look forward to seeing you.

Maximize the Power of MindTap in Marketing
Presenter: Kathleen Borbee
Date Recorded: 10/9/2017

Looking to actively engage your students in the unique world of Marketing? Join host and Faculty Partner, Kathleen Borbee and avid MindTap Marketing user in a discussion around ways to maximize the power of MindTap in your classroom.  In this session, Kathleen will be showcasing some of the key content features that she incorporates in her classroom that were specifically designed to help students understand how marketing impacts business and develop the skills needed to approach business problems like a Marketer.

 

Path to Employability – Programming Webinar Series
Presenters: Cassie Cloutier, Associate Marketing Manager and Kate Mason, Associate Product Manager, Cengage
Date Recorded: 10/3/2017

Do your students have the hard tech skills employers are looking for? Teach your students to learn like a Developer with MindTap Programming and Web Development.
See how the Live IDE in MindTap gives students the coding skills they need to succeed in today’s Technical Computing career landscape. We’ll also show a sneak peek of our customizable labs currently in development, and tell you how you can get involved as a Beta Tester!

 

Path to Employability – IT Webinar Series
Presenters: Cassie Cloutier, Associate Marketing Manager and Amy Savino, Associate Product Manager, Cengage
Date Recorded: 10/3/2017

Do your students have the hard tech skills employers are looking for? Give your students the troubleshooting skills and certification prep they need to pass industry exams and get a job.

See how the Live Virtual Machine Labs in MindTap give student the hands-on troubleshooting skills they need to succeed in today’s Technical Computing career landscape. We’ll also show a sneak peek of the labs new auto-grading feature, as well as the new Hardware Lab Simulations for A+!

 

Promoting Creativity: Less Talking and More Doing!
Presenter: Corinne Hoisington, Central Virginia Community College
Date Recorded: 9/26/2017

Creativity and innovation are frequently identified as key 21st century skills, important to success in education and current and future careers. But as discussions of its importance proliferate, information on strategies that teachers can use to foster student creativity is less common. The goals of this session are to note the importance of creativity and innovation using technology, summarize recent research and provide examples of how creativity can be enhanced in today’s schools and classrooms. Become part of the innovative classroom experience with hands-on free activities that promote creativity!

 

You Asked. We Answered. Find out More about YouSeeU Enhancements for Your Fall Courses!
Presenter: Denise Carr, Pellissippi State Community College
Date Recorded: 8/22/2017

With instructor and student feedback at the heart of everything we do, we are excited to show you the enhancements to YouSeeU group projects, role plays, and individual assignments that are now live and ready to use in your fall courses.

Join Cengage Faculty Partner Denise Carr of Pellissippi State Community College as she discusses how she integrates YouSeeU into her course and shows a demonstration of the new features for instructors and students.

 

Bringing Tax Reform into Your Classroom
Presenter: Author Annette Nellen
Date Recorded: 8/15/17

In July, Speaker Paul Ryan said: “Our job and our goal is to get tax reform done in 2017, so that when we roll into the new year in 2018 we roll into having a new tax code.” That same month, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Hatch solicited tax reform ideas from stakeholders. Whether we see comprehensive tax reform in 2017 or later, it will continue to be a top news story. This webinar reviews the plans and possible process for reform. Ideas for bringing this topic into your tax courses are also covered.

 

Leveraging Virtual Reality in Your Course
Presenter: Corinne Hoisington, Central Virginia Community College
Date Recorded: 6/30/2017

Technology advances daily with new tools that improve our lives in countless ways.  Following her popular presentation earlier this year, Corinne Hoisington returns to share how advancements in virtual reality technology can help to better engage today’s students.  Hear about the latest releases from the likes of uber-tech companies like Microsoft, discover how you can integrate mixed reality into your online or in-person courses, and learn how these advancements can attract students to your institution before they even step foot on campus.

 

Best Practices for Coding
Presenter: Dr. Kyla McMullen, University of Florida
Date Recorded: 6/30/2017

Discover results from the University of Florida when they pitted MindTap against other leading learning solutions, as well as best practices for the flipped classroom.

 

Teaching Technology with Technology
Presenter: Kathleen Borbee, Monroe Community College
Date Recorded: 6/29/2017

Discover the process of teaching MS Office 2016 online to encourage student engagement and collaboration. You’ll explore course structure, SAM integration with Blackboard and more.

 

Setting Up Students for Success from Day One
Presenter: Rachelle Hall, Glendale Community College
Date Recorded: 6/29/2017

CIS, Business and Microsoft Technology Professor Rachelle Hall is a pro at propelling students forward. Watch her discuss the benefits of the course-fee model.

 

The Evolution of Collaboration in Education
Presenter: Michael Brunetti, Cloud Productivity, Microsoft
Date Recorded: 6/29/2017

Michael Brunetti, Director of Cloud Productivity for Microsoft, discusses how student expectations are shaping technology. Discover ways Microsoft is meeting these expectations.

 

Cengage Services & Product Road Map
Presenters: Dave Geppert, Senior Vice President, Engagement Services and Balraj Kalsi, General Manager, Science, Technology & Math - Cengage
Date Recorded: 6/28/2017

Dave Geppert and Balraj Kalsi reveal what’s next for Cengage products and services.

 

Instructional Design: Successfully Integrating SAM 2016 with D2L Brightspace
Presenter: Michael Manderfeld, Minnesota State University
Date Recorded: 6/27/2017

Michael Manderfeld discusses his course, Introduction to Computers and Applications. Discover the elements of Backward Design, curricular priorities and integration of content into D2L Brightspace.

 

Teaching Practical Cyber Security
Presenter: Mark Ciampa, Western Kentucky University
Date Recorded: 6/27/2017

Many students aren’t diligent about securing their computers. Explore ways to teach applied practical computer security awareness in computer courses.
 

Workforce Development, Higher Education and Technology
Presenter: John Dyer, American Association of Community Colleges
Date Recorded: 6/27/2017

John Dyer, Workforce and Economic Development expert, drives workforce and economic opportunity. Explore workforce development partnerships at community colleges, tech trends and more. 

 

How to Recognize and Reject Fake News
Presenters: Rachelle Hall & Beth Berry, Glendale Community College
Date Recorded: 6/26/2017

Many students mistake “Fake News” for the truth—and use it for schoolwork and important decisions. Explore teaching strategies for identifying unreliable news.

 

Standing Strong for Change
Presenter: Kelly Hinson, Gaston College
Date Recorded: 6/26/2018

Discover ways to give students a strong start. Prepare for your semester with SAM or MindTap, plus find navigation strategies and do’s and don’ts.

 

Technology Employment Trends for the Next Ten Years
Presenter: Corinne Hoisington, Central Virginia Community College
Date Recorded: 6/26/2017

New ideas and constant upgrades assure domestic job security—despite fears of outsourcing. Here’s how to guide students into meaningful, high-paying careers.
 

Using MindTap in Principles of Management to Improve Student Outcomes
Presenter: Denise Carr, Associate Professor at Pellissippi State Community College 
Date Recorded: 4/12/2017 

As an Introductory Management instructor, how can you help increase student engagement and improve outcomes with digital tools in your course? 

Listen in as Denise Carr, Cengage Faculty Partner and Associate Professor at Pellissippi State College, shares how her experience with MindTap has helped make her Principles of Management course more effective.  From implementing self-assessments to group projects, Denise will share how MindTap has helped her improve student outcomes.

 

Discover MIS7 with the Author
Presenter: Hossein Bidgoli, Ph.D. 
Date Recorded: 4/7/2017 

Listen in on a casual conversation with the author of MIS7, Hossein Bidgoli, Ph.D., as he walks-through the highlights of his new edition. 

Part of the popular 4LTR Press series, MIS7 was designed specifically for the Intro to IS/MIS student and instructor.  The fresh design; brief, yet comprehensive chapter format, coupled with review materials and the MIS Online solution, is building engagement in MIS courses everywhere.

 

MindTap Business Communication Webinar
Presenter: Eric Wagner, Marketing Manager, Cengage 
Date Recorded: 3/22/2017 

The content you love—the convenience you have desired - Join us as we discuss how MindTap Business Communication: Process and Product can help reinforce course concepts and support a more seamless delivery of important skills-based practice in your Business Communication course. MindTap provides breakthrough digital resources to support you as you shape students into confident communicators.

 

A+: The Latest Learning Solutions to Prepare for IT Certifications
Presenter: Author Jean Andrews 
Date Recorded: 3/9/2017 

Technical Computing skills are invaluable in today’s career landscape, and they help prepare students for in-demand jobs. 

In order to develop these skills, students need hands-on practice with real-world Computing environments and targeted certification prep. 

In this webinar, join Jean Andrews, Cengage author, as she explores textbook and technology content for the new A+ 220-901 and A+ 220-902 exams.  

Learn how MindTap IT helps move students down the path to employability with Live Virtual Machine Labs and certification prep accessed directly through the Learning Path.

 

Make the Most of MOS!
Presenter: Dr. Julie Evans, CEO of Project Tomorrow 
Date Recorded: 2/28/2017 

Microsoft Office skills are essential to academic and career success. A recent white paper put them at number 4 on the top 20 skills list for “high-opportunity” occupations. In addition, an entry-level business employee holding a Microsoft Office Specialist certification (MOS) can earn significantly more than uncertified peers.  

Join Dr. Julie Evans, CEO of Project Tomorrow, a not-for-profit education research organization, as she explores a study of how instructors and students are using digital learning solutions to prepare for success on the certification exams. 

In addition, learn how SAM content equips students with the tools they need to get MOS certified!

 

Latest in Learning Technology with MindTap for Computing
Presenter: Sandy Keeter, Seminole State College 
Date Recorded: 2/23/2017 

As the pace of innovation continues to accelerate, students need the best learning solutions to develop their Computing skills. MindTap Computing powers your students from memorization to mastery. Integrated with proven SAM assignments, MindTap gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their Computing confidence. 

In this webinar, join Sandy Keeter of Seminole State College as she explores MindTap Computing.

 

Explore MindTap for Programming with Live Coding Labs!
Presenter: Saul Costa, Founder & CEO, Codevolve 
Date Recorded: 10/28/2016 

Programming students need hands-on practice for coding skill development. Join Saul Costa, Founder & CEO of Codevolve, to explore how live coding labs available MindTap can provide an unmatched learning experience for your students. 

 

Save Time and Engage Students with MindTap for Computing
Presenter: Sandy Keeter, Program Manager, Seminole State College 
Date Recorded:  10/27/2016 

MindTap integrates powerful SAM assignments to provide computing skill practice for career success with new tools to personalize learning for students. Join Sandy Keeter from Seminole State College to explore the latest tools and features for Office 365/2016.

 

Office 365 vs. Office 2016 vs. Office 2013 Session
Presenter: Melissa “Joey” Bryant, Program Coordinator, Forsyth Technical College 
Date Recorded:  10/7/2016 

The applications within Microsoft continue to evolve and it can difficult to keep track of the changes. Join Joey Bryant, Program Coordinator at Forsyth Technical College at she walks through the specifics and how they impact you and your students. 

 

Student Success Teaching Computing Online
Presenter: Kathleen Borbee, Associate Professor, Monroe Community College 
Date Recorded: 10/19/2016 

From managing expectations to elevating thinking, no matter what your course material, these strategies can help improve student engagement in your online courses and flipped classes. Join Kathleen Borbee of Monroe Community College as she outlines tips and tricks for driving success in your Computing courses.

Teaching the New CompTIA Network+ Exam
Presenter: Jill West, Cengage author, North Georgia Technical College
Date Recorded: 3/27/2018

Author and educator, Jill West discusses the latest version of the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 exam—from new content areas to ensuring students are ready.

Kinesiology for Careers
Presenter: Jake Warde, Sr. Content Developer, Cengage
Date Recorded: 2/6/2018

Join us for a comprehensive Webinar of our brand NEW Kinesiology book and MindTap.

Q&A Session: MindTap for Surgical Technology
Presenters: The Cengage Product & Marketing Team​
Date Recorded: 10/4/2017

View members of the Cengage product, sales, and marketing team as they answer questions straight from the audience. This is your time to find out how to get the most out of your MindTap experience.

Best Practices for Using the new AST Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist, 5th Edition MindTap!
Presenters: The Cengage Product & Marketing Team
Date Recorded: 9/12/2017

Do you want to learn which activities in MindTap will drive your student engagement? Then join the Cengage team as they discuss best practices for using the Surgical Technology MindTap and explore some of the key features, including the new Mayo Tray Setup Simulation.

Demo of MindTap for Moini's The Pharmacy Technician, 3rd Edition!
Presenters: The Cengage Product & Marketing Team
Date Recorded: 7/21/17

Join the Cengage Product and Marketing team for a quick demo of the all new MindTap Moini's The Pharmacy Technician, 3rd Edition. Learn about the key features that will help drive your students' engagement.

Lifespan Psychology: How are you getting your students to view the lifespan of a person as a whole?
Presenter: Jenn O’Neal, Faculty Partner and Flipped Classroom Extraordinaire
Date Recorded: 4/23/2018

Listen to faculty partner Jenn O'Neal describe how she makes use of MindTap Lifespan Psychology in her class. She truly values her time with her students and works to make MindTap, and specifically Investigate Development, do some of the heavy lifting for her.

 

Abnormal Psychology: How do you work the dimensional approach into your class?
Presenter: Christopher A. Kearney, Ph.D. is Distinguished Professor and Chair of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Author of Abnormal Psychology: A Dimensional Approach
Date Recorded: 4/17/2018

Hear how Chris Kearney works the dimensional approach into his text and into his classroom. Find out why it's so important to him as well as other ways in which his text really draws on this theme.
 

Human Sexuality: How are you maintaining currency and addressing what students really want to know?
Presenter: Janell Carroll, Author of Sexuality Now and Professor of Psychology at University of Hartford
Date Recorded: 4/23/2018

Hear how Janell Carroll works her students' views and self-made interviews into her class. Get advice on how you can bring these tools into your classroom as well.

 

Snap Out of It! How to Energize Your Classroom & Better Engage Students
Presenters: EmmaLeigh Kirchner, Assistant Professor, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Mercyhurst University, and Mary King, Criminal Justice Instructor, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
Date Recorded: 3/29/18 

You know it's true: the old-fashioned lecture method is a thing of the past. We must collectively "snap out of it," and adapt to best serve our 21st-century students.

This online event will empower you to take action and master new, effective ways to rejuvenate your instruction and improve student performance through better engagement.

Listen in on EmmaLeigh Kirchner and Mary King, two experienced Criminal Justice instructors, as they lead an exchange of innovative ideas on the topic. From increasing experiential learning in your classroom to engaging today's digital natives, you'll walk away with actionable tips you can use to transform the learning experience for the better.

 

Culture and Culturally Relevant Teaching
Presenter: Author Valerie Ooka Pang
Date Recorded: 3/21/18 

Integrating student culture is an essential element in a successful classroom. The use of culturally relevant teaching must be utilized by teachers of diverse students. Join author and professor Valerie Ooka Pang for an insightful discussion around these questions: What is culture? Is culture neutral? What is culturally relevant teaching? How can student culture be used as a bridge in learning? Why do student and teacher cultures sometimes clash? Why do teachers accidentally anger students? This session is designed to get teachers to think about the complex nature of student cultures and why teachers should learn about and integrate them into their curriculum and instruction.

 

Teaching an Integrated Reading and Writing Course is as easy as 1, 2, Fusion! – Part 2
Presenter: Tina Willhoite, San Jacinto College
Date Recorded: 4/6/2018

Teaching a reading and writing course can be difficult—but not with strategies from Professor Tina Willhoite of San Jacinto College. Get them here!

 

Teaching an Integrated Reading and Writing Course is as easy as 1, 2, Fusion! – Part 1
Presenter: Dr. Jenny Billings
Date Recorded: 3/6/18 

Integrated Reading and Writing can be difficult to teach. Learn teaching strategies from Dr. Jenny Billings, Developmental Reading and English Chair at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.

 

Language Practice, Language Access: A New Model for Students
Presenter: Sean Ketchem, Cengage
Date Recorded: 3/1/18 

Isn't it time to address the key challenges faced by students when accessing and using course materials? In this session, we will! Discover how a whole new approach to student access and affordability can build confidence, boost retention and convert intro and intermediate students to language minors and majors.

 

The Opportunities of the Digital Classroom
Presenter: Janet Bunch, Northwest Mississippi Community College
Date Recorded: 2/28/18 

Join us to explore how one Intro Spanish program is using new technologies to promote student confidence and proficiency. The presenter, Professor Bunch, will walk through examples of a student-centered online learning approach that fosters language acquisition and real-world collaboration.

 

Take on the World with Cengage World Languages: High-Leverage Practices in Blended Language Teaching
Presenter: Dr. Fernando Rubio, University of Utah
Date Recorded: 2/27/18 

Find out how technology enables instructors to incorporate common high-leverage teaching practices into their blended language courses through a mix of online and face-to-face components. The session will focus on two core practices: enhancing teaching presence and facilitating rich interactions.

 

Elementary Science Education in the Age of NGSS
Presenter: Author Janice Koch 
Date Recorded: 2/27/18 

In this webinar, author of Science Stories: Science Methods for Elementary and Middle School Teachers and emeritus professor at Hofstra University, Janice Koch, will discuss the impacts of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) on K - 8 Science programs and how to teach elementary and middle school Science with success. Dr. Koch has worked with pre-service and in-service science teachers in grades K-12 for more than 35 years and is known for being a passionate educator with a gift for engaging students in their own thinking. In addition to hearing highlights from her new edition, attendees will also learn how MindTap—the digital solution that accompanies the book-powers students from memorization to mastery and prepares classroom-ready, reflective teachers.

 

Elementary Education Reading Methods
Presenters: Authors Betty Roe, Sandra Smith, and Nancy Kolodziej 
Date Recorded: 11/8/17 

In this webinar, authors of Teaching Reading in Today's Elementary Schools, Betty Roe, Sandra Smith and Nancy Kolodziej, will talk about the state of K-8 reading programs, how to teach Elementary Reading with success, and the highlights of their new edition. We’ll also show MindTap—the digital solution that accompanies the book—that powers students from memorization to mastery and prepares classroom-ready, reflective teachers.

 

Experience Matters. Make a Difference with MindTap for Criminal Justice
Presenters: Eugene Matthews, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Park University & Scott Rudeen, Online Program Chair for Criminal Justice, Broadview University 
Date Recorded: 11/7/17 

Want to find ways to give your students the applied learning experience they need to be prepared for a successful career in Criminal Justice? Do you struggle to motivate them to be more engaged? You can make a difference with MindTap.

Join this interactive and conversational webinar with two experienced Criminal Justice instructors who will lead an open discussion on best practices for effective instruction. They will also spotlight specific ways they have used MindTap to make a difference in improved student outcomes.

Learn how MindTap Criminal Justice can help you power students with confidence by giving them real-life experience to improve their writing skills and make informed decisions. MindTap: Powered by You.

 

Trends and Issues Shaping the Education Landscape: Building Inclusive Classrooms  
Presenter: Author Laurie Nielsen
Date Recorded: 11/1/17  
 

Please join Professor Laurie Nielsen for an exciting session on strategies for fostering inclusion in the classroom. She will discuss what an inclusive classroom framework looks like, importance of meeting the needs of every child, and the benefits of inclusive education. 

 

Students Are More Than Their GPA
Presenter: Sandy Owen, Faculty Partner 
Date Recorded: 10/23/2017 

View our training session on the integration of MindTap Education and the ePortfolio solution, Pathbrite, that lets pre-service students document their professional growth and demonstrate completion of assignments for graduation, accreditation, and eventual state licensure.

 

Elementary Education Science Methods
Presenter: Author Janice Koch
Date Recorded: 10/18/2017

In this webinar, author of Science Stories: Science Methods for Elementary and Middle School Teachers and emeritus professor at Hofstra University, Janice Koch, will talk about the state of K-8 Science programs, how to teach Elementary Science with success, and the highlights of her new edition. We’ll also show MindTap—the digital solution that accompanies the book—that powers students from memorization to mastery and prepares classroom-ready, reflective teachers.

 

Trends and Issues Shaping the Education Landscape: Preschool Suspension and Expulsion
Presenters: Authors Lynn Marotz and Sara Kupzyk
Date Recorded: 10/11/2017

Please join Professor Lynn Marotz and Dr. Sara Kupzyk for a discussion around what is driving suspension and expulsion in early childhood settings and more effective ways to address this problem. 

 

Elementary Education Literacy Methods
Presenter: Author Dr. David Cooper 
Date Recorded: 9/27/2017 

In this webinar, author of Literacy: Helping Students Construct Meaning and emeritus professor at Ball State University, Dr. David Cooper, will talk about the state of K-8 literacy programs, how to teach elementary literacy with success, and the highlights of his new edition. We’ll also show MindTap—the digital solution that accompanies the book—that powers students from memorization to mastery and prepares classroom-ready, reflective teachers.

 

Trends and Issues Shaping the Education Landscape: Social Justice: Historical Perspectives
Presented by: Dr. Valerie Ooka Pang, Professor Graduate Adviser, Curriculum and Instruction (Elementary and Secondary) School of Teacher Education San Diego State University 
Date Recorded: 9/20/17 

Please join Dr. Valerie Pang as she talks about the importance of students and teachers knowing the history of oppression from various points of view. Some of the questions that teachers should be asking students is whose view of U.S. history is being presented? Who benefits from that perspective? Students, then, develop a comprehensive understanding of U.S. history, and how equal rights in the United States has come about from the leadership and struggles of many different racial and cultural groups. 

 

Counselor Education in the Digital Age: Using Cutting Edge Technology to Increase Interactive Learning
Presenter: Author Diane Gehart 
Date Recorded: 4/7/2017 

Join Dr. Diane Gehart to increase interactive learning in class and online with the latest digital options. Participants will learn about new online platforms that include interactive video-based learning exercises in which students practice specific Counseling techniques as well as interactive technologies using live human actors and on-screen avatars. Additionally, Dr. Gehart will discuss in-class and online options for teaching specific interventions using her new video series that is free to instructors who adopt the text. These techniques are applicable for Counseling Theory courses, Introductory Skill classes, Practicum courses, and any course in which in-session skills are taught.

 

Family Therapy Education in the Digital Age: Using Cutting Edge Technology to Increase Interactive Learning
Presenter: Diane Gehart 
Date Recorded: 3/31/2017 

Join Dr. Diane Gehart to increase interactive learning in class and online with the latest digital options. Participants will learn about new online platforms that include interactive video-based learning exercises in which students practice specific therapeutic techniques as well as interactive technologies using live human actors and on-screen avatars. Additionally, Dr. Gehart will discuss in-class and online options for teaching specific therapeutic interventions using her new video series that is free to instructors who adopt the text. These techniques are applicable for Family Therapy Theory courses, Introductory Skill classes, Practicum courses, and any course in which in-session skills are taught.

 

Engaging and Assessing Adolescents: An Interview with Megan and Maddie
Presenter: Ronald Rooney 
Date Recorded: 3/24/2017 

Interviewing methods often have an adult-centric focus that ignores normal development and cultural variations. This session will include a presentation of a recently developed video focusing on interviewing and assessment. The presenters will discuss tactics and best practices for using the video, “An Interview with Megan and Maddie,” in teaching engagement and assessment with adolescents.

 

Integrative Counseling
Presenter: Gerald Corey 
Date Recorded: 3/8/2017 

Author and educator Dr. Gerald Corey shares the theories he draws on in his own integrative approach to Counseling, as well as how to teach students to think from integrative perspectives. Moving beyond the basics of learning and understanding theories, Dr. Corey explains commonalities between theories, the importance of a personal theoretical approach, and advice on guiding students in developing their own counseling perspective. Dr. Corey’s books include Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy, releasing its 10th edition in November.

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Prevent Cheating
Presenters: Michael Jacobs, Cengage
Date Recorded: 4/4/2018

Discover strategies for preventing cheating in Physics during this interactive webinar hosted by WebAssign expert Matt Kohlmeyer.

 

Engaging Students in General Chemistry: Helping Today's Students Become Chemically and Scientifically Literate
Presenter:John C. Kotz, State University of New York, Oneonta (Emeritus), and David Treichel, Nebraska Wesleyan University  
Date Recorded: 3/8/2018

Chemistry is a lively and dynamic subject, but most students studying Introductory Chemistry only do so to fulfill a course requirement. How can instructors make Chemistry relevant for the average General Chemistry student?

In this webinar, co-authors John Kotz and David Treichel discuss their unique approach to promoting deeper student understanding of General Chemistry concepts, as detailed in their book, Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity, 10th Edition.

Listen in to learn:

  • How to empower students to think about problems as scientists through rich applications of Chemistry in the modern world
  • Problem-solving strategies that encourage students to go beyond memorization
  • How to engage students with the new edition's robust online resources, including author-created Adaptive Learning Activities available in OWLv2

     

Redesigning Liberal Arts Math: Solutions for corequisites and Quantitative Reasoning
Presenter: Rita Lombard, Product Team Manager, Cengage  
Date Recorded: 2/27/2018

Course Redesign is sweeping the nation, including in Liberal Arts Math. Listen in on the Cengage team for an informative session where we will share what we've learned about Quantitative Reasoning and corequisites, show new solutions to support these course models, and give you a chance to ask questions and give feedback on what's happening in your state. Whether you are just considering implementing these models, actively looking for a new solution, or are well-established in this course, there will be something new for everyone.

 

MindTap Pathopharmacology Information Sessions
Presenters: Bruce Colbert, Cengage Author, University of Pittsburg, Linda Parks, Dakota State University, The Cengage Team  
Date Recorded: 2/12/2018

Listen in on the Cengage product and marketing teams to learn more about the all-new, all-digital solution—MindTap Pathopharmacology.

 

Kinesiology for Careers
Presenter: Jake Warde, Sr. Content Developer, Cengage  
Date Recorded: 2/6/2018 

View this comprehensive webinar for a deep dive into our new Kinesiology textbook and MindTap

 

Reimagining Statistics with Learning Objectives
Presenter: Wendiann Sethi, Ph.D., Director of Developmental Mathematics at Seton Hall University  
Date Recorded: 11/17/2017 

What if you could teach whatever you want, in any order you want to? Join lead Subject Matter Expert, Dr. Wendiann Sethi to explore an innovative new way to teach Statistics. Use the flexibility of a fully digital, learning objective based course (with optional print component) that covers 200+ learning objectives without being tied to a book’s approach. Pick and choose what topics you want to teach in whatever order you want. Written in a scannable blog-like fashion with examples and assignments specific to student majors, Statistics by Learning Objective lets you teach your students, your way.

 

Redesign in Real-Time: Solutions for the Changing Liberal Arts Math Landscape
Presenters: Rita Lombard, Product Manager and Powell Vacha, Content Developer 
Date Recorded: 11/14/2017 

The Mathematics Product and Content teams show how Cengage is partnering with educators to develop solutions for the growing trends of Quantitative Reasoning and Corequisites. View the solutions and learn how Cengage will be your partner in mathematics redesign.

 

Multisensory Learning
Presenter: Michael Jacobs, Cengage 
Date Recorded: 11/14/2017 

Dive into multisensory learning with interactive video vignettes, a new question type that promotes them to conceptualization over memorization.

 

Statistics in the Digital Age
Presenter: Catherine Van Der Laan, Product Manager for Statistics, Cengage 
Date Recorded: 11/1/2017 

Ever wonder how much time is spent teaching vs. preparing to teach? Statistics instructors often spend their free time creating their own Labs and looking for news articles to use in class, when technology and courses tailored specifically for Statistics could do the work for them. Stop the madness! Join us to explore a host of innovative features that can save you time, so you can focus on what you want to teach.

 

Quantitative Reasoning and Productive Struggle in the Classroom
Presenter: Richard N. Aufmann, Palomar College 
Date Recorded: 10/25/2017 

Productive Struggle is a method of learning where students are encouraged students to approach difficult problems in ways that make sense to them in order to build perseverance and think outside the box.  In this webinar, Dick Aufmann, a respected author and instructor, will discuss his experiences with Productive Struggle in his Quantitative Reasoning courses and how he went about implementing this strategy. 

 

Developmental Math Virtual Office Hours: Building Student Success – MindTap Math Foundations
Presenters: Brien Dunn, Louisiana Delta Community College; Paul Nolting, Learning Specialist and Adjunct Professor at Hillsborough Community College in Florida 
Date Recorded: 10/25/2017 

What is your most difficult challenge when teaching Developmental Math?

The most common answer we hear from instructors is keeping students engaged and motivated to progress through their math course.

We know teaching for success in Mathematics can be difficult and time consuming. Now Cengage offers two great solutions for boosting student progress in Mathematics.

Join Cengage Learning for an engaging session to learn from our current users, first-hand, how MindTap Math Foundations or WebAssign can build student confidence and accelerate progress in Mathematics.

You’ll explore today’s most exciting digital solutions for Developmental Math. MindTap Math Foundations shows early positive outcomes and incorporates the most innovative solutions to boost success in Basic Math/Arithmetic, PreAlgebra, Beginning Algebra and Intermediate Algebra.  

 

Transitioning from Algebraic Thinking to Statistical Thinking – A PreStatistics Primer
Presented by: Don Davis, Coordinator of Statistics at Lakeland Community College 
Date Recorded: 10/13/2017 

The type of mathematical thinking required for Statistics is much different than that required for Algebra. Equip your students with both by tuning in to our session. Hear topics and techniques students can use to develop number sense, learn statistics-related techniques and gain confidence in preparation for Introductory Statistics.  

 

MindTap for Nutrition: Powered by You
Presenter: Terry Weideman, Oakland Community College 
Date Recorded: 10/12/2017 

Learn how MindTap gives instructors complete control of their course – to design engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. The clear learning path guides students and includes study resources, conceptual "Closer Look" assignments, and Diet & Wellness Plus activities.

 

MindTap for Biology: Powered by You
Presenter: Reggie Cobb, Nash Community College
Date Recorded: 10/4/2017

Learn how MindTap gives instructors complete control of their course – to design engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. The clear learning path guides students and includes study resources, Conceptual Learning Assignments, and distributed practice with adaptive Mastery Training.

 

MindTap General Chemistry Virtual Office Hours
Presenters: Bill Vining, Professor, SUNY Oneonta and Susan Young, Professor, Hartwick College 
Date Recorded: 9/20/2017 

Professor Bill Vining, co-author of MindTap General Chemistry, demonstrates the content and functionality of MindTap in this recorded webinar.

 

Virtual Office Hours: WebAssign for Developmental Math
Presenter: Michael Lafreniere, Associate Professor Environmental Engineering, Technology and Mathematics from Ohio University-Chillicothe Campus
Date Recorded: 9/13/2017  

What is your most difficult challenge when teaching Developmental Math?

The most common answer we hear from instructors is keeping students engaged and motivated to progress through their Math course. 

We know teaching for success in Mathematics can be difficult and time consuming. Now Cengage offers two great solutions for boosting student progress in Mathematics. 

Join Cengage Learning for an engaging session to learn from our current users, first-hand, how MindTap Math Foundations or WebAssign can build student confidence and accelerate progress in Mathematics. 

You’ll explore today’s most exciting digital solutions for Developmental Math. WebAssign delivers a trusted solution for keeping students on the right track to success in Mathematics – from basic operations to quadratic equations and beyond.

 

MindTap Math Foundations – Building Student Success
Presenters: The Cengage Math Team
Date Recorded: 6/14/2017

View our helpful virtual Office Hours and discover today’s most engaging solution for Developmental Math. From delivering engaging content to helping you challenge every individual and build their confidence, MindTap Math Foundations will ensure it all adds up to student success.

 

How to Rock Your O-Chem Class: Novel Approaches to Teaching Organic Chemistry
Presenters: Brent L. Iverson, University of Texas, Austin and Eric Anslyn, University of Texas, Austin
Date Recorded: 4/6/2017

How do your students learn Organic Chemistry? Do they try to memorize facts, reactions, and formulas? Or do they try to understand the underlying concepts and master the skills needed to succeed in the course?

In this webinar, co-authors Brent Iverson and Eric Anslyn will discuss their unique approach to teaching this course as detailed in their book, Organic Chemistry, 8th Edition. Learn about their revolutionary presentation of mechanisms to help students develop an intuitive understanding of how molecules react, as well as the wealth of review materials designed to help students test their knowledge. The authors will also showcase the latest updates to the new edition, including author-created videos, available in OWLv2, which take students through the working of almost 100 example problems and key lessons from the book.

 

Using WebAssign for Calculus
Presenter: Ryan Ahern, Sr. Marketing Manager, Cengage
Date Recorded: 3/31/2017

Explore our webinar recording to discover how WebAssign Calculus can refresh Algebra and Trigonometry skills and improve conceptual understanding through visualization.

 

Using WebAssign and Videos to Create a "Co-laboratory"
Presenter: Michael Lafreniere, Ohio University - Chillicothe
Date Recorded: 3/31/2017

Tune in to hear Ohio University’s Michael Lafreniere as he discusses this proven-effective, fully digital teaching model for Mathematics.

The FUNdamentals of Higher Education
Presenter: Shawn Orr, Ashland University 
Date Recorded: 4/26/2018

There’s what students want…and then there’s what they need. How can you bridge the gap to meet both student and employer expectations? Join Shawn Orr from Ashland University to discuss: 

  • What employers expect from today’s graduates  
  • Strategies for meeting the needs of students, employers and communities
  • How to address these issues in your colleges and classroom

 

Higher Ed Time Hack
Presenters: Audrey Wick, English professor at Blinn College
Date Recorded: 3/21/2018 

Time. We all want more of it, but where is it hiding? If you're like most instructors, it's hard to find spare time with a stack of courses to teach and multiple activities to grade each week. Join your peers as Professor Audrey Wick from Blinn College offers hacks to speed up the grading process, boost time management and maybe even win back a little time for yourself! Because, when you have time to focus on you, you're more likely to give students your all when class starts.
 

Top 10 Changes for 2018
Presenter: Corinne Hoisington, Central Virginia Community College
Date Recorded: 2/27/2018

New Windows 10 and Office 365 updates are happening monthly. From the Creators Update to Cortana, hear what Corinne Hoisington has to say about them.
 

Addressing Affordability with an Unlimited Love of Learning
Presenters: Donna Donald, Liberty University and Megan Galvin, SVP & Director of Marketing for Higher Education, Cengage  
Date Recorded: 2/15/2018 

Hear Professor Donna Donald discuss how the costs of tuition, textbooks and learning tools have affected her students, as well as the ways she’s found to address high cost. Then, learn how Cengage is addressing affordability with Cengage Unlimited, a first-of-its-kind subscription model that gives students access to everything we've got for one price.

 

Leveraging Virtual Reality in Your Course 
Presenter: Corinne Hoisington, Central Virginia Community College  
Date Recorded: 11/14/2017 

Technology advances daily with new tools that improve our lives in countless ways. Following her popular presentation earlier this year, Corinne Hoisington returns to share how advancements in virtual reality technology can help to better engage today’s students. Hear about the latest releases from the likes of uber-tech companies like Microsoft, discover how you can integrate mixed reality into your online or in-person courses, and learn how these advancements can attract students to your institution before they even step foot on campus. 

 

The Mobile State
Presenter: Yoshi Tryba, Platform Product Manager, Cengage  
Date Recorded: 10/19/2017 

Did you know that student smartphone ownership exceeds laptop ownership (94% vs. 91%)? There’s never been a better time to learn about mobile learning. You now have more opportunities to reach students wherever they are and empower them with tools to bring their grades to the next level. Watch Yoshi Tryba of Cengage as he reviews the current state of mobile and provides insight into ways you can infuse your course with mobile to make a difference.

 

Student Success in the 21st Century
Presenter: Shawn Orr, Ashland University  
Date Recorded: 10/18/2017 

Watch Professor Shawn Orr as she compares profiles of students then and now, considers how expectations have changed from both the student and instructor perspectives, and shares strategies to create an impactful 21st century classroom to engage a new era of students.

 

Instructional Design: Build Digital Courses for Success
Presenter: Jenny Billings, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College  
Date Recorded: 10/17/2017 

Jenny Billings helped to roll out one of the first, and largest, all-inclusive e-Textbook (e-Text) initiatives at her institution in fall 2014. Through that process and project, she gained experience with CourseMate, SCORM packages, CengageBrain, ConnectYard, Flashnotes, Aplia, WebAssign and more. Since going digital, Jenny and her colleagues at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College have seen huge improvements in student success and even retention. Watch to learn about her digital journey.
 

Support Experiential Learning and Student Employability
Presenter: Cornel Plebani, Eastern Maine Community College  
Date Recorded: 9/14/2017 

Department Chair Cornel Plebani from Eastern Maine Community College rebuilt his program with experiential learning. See how this focus gives students experience, tools and contacts to find gainful employment and success.

 

MindTap Sneak Peek
Presenter: Matt, Platform Product Manager  
Date Recorded: 9/14/2017 

Get an exclusive preview of upcoming enhancements and additions to the MindTap platform, including exciting course and section management features, an updated 2-view dashboard, gradebook improvements, and more.

 

Tips on Powering Your Course Your Way
Presenter: Audrey Wick, Blinn College
Date Recorded: 3/21/2017

Digital platforms and technology provide countless opportunities for educators and students, but how can you make sense of it all? Powerful digital tools with personalized, instructional touches can work in concert through any discipline and modality, especially with proper planning. Join your peers as they peek behind the digital curtain to discover tips, tricks and tools to personalize and project your personality through your digital course to optimize student engagement and confidence.

 

Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning
Presenter: James M. Lang, Assumption College
Date Recorded: 3/21/2017

James Lang leads an interactive session based on his book “Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning” and companion series in The Chronicle of Higher Education. He discusses strategies for improving student learning with a series of modest but powerful changes that make a big difference—many of which can be put into practice in a single class period.

 

Journey to Digital: Tips to Grow Confident Learners
Presenter: Scott Domowicz, Pittsburgh Technical Institute
Date Recorded: 2/21/2017

Join Scott Domowicz from Pittsburgh Technical Institute as he shares ways to use digital learning tools to instill student confidence and encourage success in your course and beyond.

 

LMS Integration with Brightspace by D2L 
Presenters: Jill Staut and Matt Stoelting from Cengage
Date Recorded: 11/1/2016

Learn how to quickly and simply integrate Cengage digital solutions into your campus Learning Management System. Ensure students get up and running quickly and have direct access to your course materials using only their campus LMS. 

 

LMS Integration with Canvas 
Presenters: Jill Staut and Matt Stoelting from Cengage
Date Recorded: 11/1/2016

LLearn how to quickly and simply integrate Cengage digital solutions into your campus Learning Management System. Ensure students get up and running quickly and have direct access to your course materials using only their campus LMS. 

 

Integration with Blackboard 
Presenters: Jill Staut and Matt Stoelting from Cengage
Date Recorded: 11/2/2016

Learn how to quickly and simply integrate Cengage digital solutions into your campus Learning Management System. Ensure students get up and running quickly and have direct access to your course materials using only their campus LMS. 

 

The Journey to Digital: 3 Ways to Use ePortfolios to Drive Student Success
Presenter: Dr. Melissa Jordine, California State University, Fresno
Date Recorded: 9/6/2016

Looking for new ways to drive student success inside and outside of the classroom? Join us as Dr. Melissa Jordine shares her experience using the Pathbrite ePortfolio platform in her courses, at the program level, and also to aid students in a very real way: granting them the ability to build ePortfolios highlighting the skills and accomplishments that extend beyond their GPAs. Learn how Pathbrite has helped to promote active learning and develop important skills among Dr. Jordine’s students.

 

The Journey to Digital: 4 Tips to Build Active Learning with Digital
Presenter: Jenny Billings, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, North Carolina
Date Recorded: 4/7/2016

A recent student study found that preferred college classes combine instructor interaction with strategic learning technology or, as one student described: “A class in which the professor was engaging … encouraging and supportive… a class that was interactive and more than just opening a book or watching a PowerPoint presentation.”

Join Professor Jenny Billings as she shares her experience and her 4 tips to build active learning with digital.   Hear how assigning content, incorporating interactive activities, and more have raised student involvement, satisfaction and success rates.

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