Leveraging Interactive Synchronous and Asynchronous Instructional Methods to Influence Improved Student Outcomes

April 25, 2023

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As technology advances in the field of education, educators are constantly seeking innovative ways to improve student outcomes while also creating engaging learning environments. This presentation will delve into the utilization of Nearpod to foster student engagement, active participation, and improved student performance in higher education courses through the effective combination of synchronous and asynchronous learning materials. Additionally, this session will highlight various methods to facilitate faculty-student and student-student interactions, thereby cultivating a community of learners.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize the importance of student engagement and active participation in improving student outcomes in higher education.
  2. Discover effective teaching strategies and tools that enhance course content and promote student engagement in both synchronous and asynchronous learning environments.
  3. Identify best practices for incorporating blended learning approaches into higher education courses to facilitate faculty-student and student-student interactions, regardless of the learning format.

Speakers: Dan Thompson, Assistant Director, Faculty Development and Instructional Design, Oklahoma State University, and Zach Bookman, Customer Success Manager, Nearpod