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I am currently the Assistant Dean of Teaching & Learning at DeVry University in Philadelphia, PA. At DeVry I teach a wide range of courses in Web and Graphic Design as well as Computer Information Sciences...Read More

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MCCC Technology and Learning Conference – 2013

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Presentations | 0 comments

Montgomery County Community College Technology and Learning Conference
October 4th, 2013

Faculty Engagement Strategies in Online Education
Round table discussion

Jonathan A. Agresta
Maer Dos Santos
William Wagner

According to research, online higher education enrollment has outpaced overall higher education enrollment 5:1 over the last decade.  Because of this, faculty are forced to transition traditional onsite courses into an online environment with very little training, thus causing lower engagement than traditional courses.  In this round table discussion, educators from across the region will discuss the various techniques used to increase the level of engagement and retention in online courses with an emphasis on available technology.  Ideas will be introduced from outside institutions, as well as introducing third-party technologies that can be incorporated both in-and-out of the online learning environment.

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