Category: Magna All Access

What Are Three Proven Ways to Manage My Online Discussion Board and Actively Engage Students?

This 20-Minute Mentor provides three areas for teachers to improve with discussion boards: engagement, community, and expertise, and specific strategies for doing so.

How Can Effective Note-taking Improve Online Student Learning?

This 20-Minute Mentor gives practical ideas for educators to guide student note-taking, specifically in the online classroom.

How Can I Gauge Online Learning Through Engaging Activities and Assignments?

This 20-Minute Mentor provides many ideas specific to online and remote teaching for activities, assignments, and assessments that gauge learning.

How Can I Maximize the First 10 Minutes of Remote Teaching to Spark Student Engagement?

This 20-Minute Mentor gives practical ideas for engaging students immediately with games, activities, or polls.

How Do I Create Questions that Stimulate Engaging Conversations in Online Discussion Boards?

This 20-Minute Mentor gives actionable advice on creating questions that promote critical thinking and generate meaningful discussion.

How Can I Make My Video Lectures Effective and Engaging?

This 20-Minute Mentor gives actionable ideas on how to make short, engaging videos that will align with the way students learn online.

What Are 5 Easy-To-Use Technologies That Have A Big Impact on Learning in the Online Classroom?

This 20-Minute Mentor describes five technologies, including the appropriate application and benefits of each, to create a personalized, interactive, impactful, and engaging learning experience.

How Can I Create a Meaningful Online Learning Experience for Students?

This 20-Minute Mentor shows the benefits of a learning paradigm (vs. a teaching paradigm) in the online classroom.

How to Create a Transformative Learning Experience for Students by Managing Hot Moments and Difficult Discussions in the Classroom

Gain proven strategies for managing difficult dialogue and responding to hot moments in the classroom.

Learning Assessment Techniques: How to Integrate New Activities that Gauge What and How Well Students Learn

This program helps you utilize techniques that will help improve your teaching and your students’ ability to learn more effectively.

Strategies for Making Lectures More Active, Engaging, and Meaningful

Learn a series of low-risk, very easy to implement strategies, tips, and tools to make teaching more student-centered and engaging.

Four Common Teaching Traps and How to Avoid Them

Discover how to identify each of the four most common teaching problems, explore their implications, and understand warning signs and solutions.

Engage and Empower Students by Using Wikipedia

This Magna Online Seminar offers a glimpse into how Wikipedia can empower students to share their knowledge with the world around them.

How to Improve Academic Lectures with TED Talk Principles: Connect, Convey, Communicate

For teachers who struggle with engaging content delivery, this online seminar gives specific, practical steps to add enthusiasm and excitement to teaching and presentations.

What Is the Best Way to Grade Participation?

Help your students understand the importance of class participation and how they can improve to become self-directed learners.

I’m Teaching Online Next Term. What Do I Have to Know?

This 20-Minute Mentor provides you with a 12-step framework for online teaching success.

How Do I Create a Climate for Learning in My Classroom?

Keeping the classroom climate positive is the responsibility of both sides. Learn valuable concepts you can put to work right away in every class.

How Can I Cost-Effectively Use Virtual Reality to Enhance Instruction?

This program explores the ways virtual reality is being used in education today, where teachers can find educational virtual reality content, and more.

How Can I Become a Better Online Instructor?

This program will present five practical strategies to level up online teaching so that instructors create more rewarding learning experiences for their students.

How Can I Guide Online Learning By Engaging with Students?

Gain practical approaches for engaging with online students, fostering connections between students, and for students to better relate to your content.