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How to Use Your Smartphone to Enhance Student Experience
With the investment of a relatively small amount of time and little to no money, you can leverage your smartphone toward the creation of multimedia elements that will help engage students and create a connection that can improve their experience in a course.
How to Create Effective Online Discussions
Used well, discussion boards can add a sense of community, enhance writing and thinking skills, and provide a space for in-depth reflection on various issues. Discussions can become problematic when administered in a way that overly burdens students with writing and instructors with grading. So how might you deliver an online discussion that accentuates their positive aspects while minimizing their negatives?
Understanding and Enhancing the Student Experience
At eLearning Miami, our mission includes partnering to enhance the Miami experience. One aspect of that mission means we carefully consider the student experience. What do we mean by student experience, and how can it be assessed and improved?
Faculty Spotlight: Lynette Hudiburgh
After teaching online, Lynette Hudiburgh transformed her face-to-face STA 261 course into a blended learning, hybrid experience.
Faculty Spotlight: Jessica Sparks
Dr. Jessica Sparks, a Professor of Chemical, Paper & Biomedical Engineering, transformed her face-to-face course into a fully online, compressed Winter Term course.
Faculty Spotlight: Tim Cameron
Dr. Timothy Cameron, a Professor in the Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering department, reflects on designing, developing, and delivering an online course through eLearning Miami's course development program.
Faculty Spotlight: Mark Curnutte
Mark Curnutte, a race and social justice reporter for the Cincinnati Enquirer, uses technology to connect his students in the Sociology and Gerontology department to the outside world.
Faculty Spotlight: Ricardo Averbach
Renowned conductor Dr. Ricardo Averbach, Director of Orchestral Studies, explains how he uses technology to accomplish his teaching goals.
Miami Welcomes Ryan Baltrip as Director of Digital Learning Initiatives
Dr. Ryan Baltrip joins Miami University as the new Director of Digital Learning Initiatives, overseeing eLearning Miami.