Tips to design a virtual course
• Become an expert on using Eduintelin your LMS. Practice using it in your daily communications. • Know what features work best for different classroom needs. • Know how the student experience will differ. • Get your teachers up and running by sharing these simple how-to guides. • Document and share faculty success stories helping them learn the art of the possible.
• Ask faculty how they teach their classes today, thinking about how it could work virtually. Attend one of their classes.
• Teaching online takes longer, so you must cut content from in-person, to be self-learned in advance.
Prioritize the “need to knows” vs the “nice to haves”.
• Include everyone! If mixed online/in-person class, play to the majority, but be mindful.
• Encourage students by acknowledging questions and praising inputs.
• Understand the educational needs of their students and prepare accordingly.
Check out these tips on supporting learners' needs.
• Play to your classes unique learning styles.
Interactive games to check comprehension
• Races to solve problems on the whiteboard.
• First one to type the right answer in chat wins a point.
• Student-to-student Q&A for points work great.
• Break the class into teams for competitions.
Tips for planning games Be intentional.
Are you checking comprehension or just facilitating conversation?
• Make it easy for everyone to participate.
• Make sure it’s in your participation credit.
• Recognize and reward participation.