Event Title

Concurrent Sessions - Consider Prior Learning and a Different Classroom Environment: Two Innovative Techniques to Teach for Student Success

Location

Room 911, Campus Center Lower Level, Univerity of Massachusetts - Amherst

Event Website

http://www.umass.edu/studentsuccessconference/

Start Date

19-9-2014 10:15 AM

End Date

19-9-2014 11:30 AM

Description

Explore retaining at-risk students and increasing enrollment in difficult to fill classes in one or more sectors of higher education. Session introduces two innovative techniques, one administrative and the other pedagogical, involving students’ prior learning of native languages and different approaches to teaching classes that foster student success and impact retention. Topics addressed include: 1) High yield and low risk credit for PLA opportunities. 2) Technological use to expand students’ interactions with faculty and staff. 3) Classes that blend face-to-face learning with online technology. 4) Using technology to tailor large classes to individual learning styles. 5) Integrating student activities with classroom instruction.

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Sep 19th, 10:15 AM Sep 19th, 11:30 AM

Concurrent Sessions - Consider Prior Learning and a Different Classroom Environment: Two Innovative Techniques to Teach for Student Success

Room 911, Campus Center Lower Level, Univerity of Massachusetts - Amherst

Explore retaining at-risk students and increasing enrollment in difficult to fill classes in one or more sectors of higher education. Session introduces two innovative techniques, one administrative and the other pedagogical, involving students’ prior learning of native languages and different approaches to teaching classes that foster student success and impact retention. Topics addressed include: 1) High yield and low risk credit for PLA opportunities. 2) Technological use to expand students’ interactions with faculty and staff. 3) Classes that blend face-to-face learning with online technology. 4) Using technology to tailor large classes to individual learning styles. 5) Integrating student activities with classroom instruction.

http://scholarworks.umass.edu/studentsuccess/2014/Schedule/7