Promoting Student engagement in the online environment: An Overview of Learner-Centered Instructional Practices

This is a recorded presentation available from January 17, 2013.  You can watch the recorded session at our HETS YouTube Channel or right here.


Join us to look at some tools and techniques for enhancing learner motivation and critical thinking skills in an online environment. This virtual showcase will illustrate how technology and media can improve online pedagogy by enhancing learning outcomes, communication, and collaboration among students from diverse backgrounds. This presentation will show how the use of technology and media can effectively fulfill the following goals for promoting student engagement.

Institution: Queensborough Community College, CUNY

Language: English

Presented by:

Meg TarafdarMeg Tarafdar is the Associate Director of The Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL) and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of English at Queensborough Community College (City University of New York). As a web author, she has designed online instructional resources for publisher websites. She has designed professional development events on innovative instructional practices, intercultural competence, and eLearning strategies. As an English faculty, Meg has taught English Composition & Rhetoric, Technical Writing, and World Literature courses on-site and online. Her research interests include World Literature in Translation, Intercultural Communication, and Online Pedagogy.

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