30-Minute, Free Webcasts for Educators (Chronicle on behalf of Turnitin)

October 7

The Gamification of Learning: Producing Tighter, More Timely Feedback for Increased Student Success

In this webcast, Zandree Stidham (Department Chair of Communications at the University of New Mexico) will share current research behind the gamification of learning, discuss the intersection of gaming and student engagement, and share strategies for deploying game-based approaches in the classroom.

October 10

Dial Up and Dialed In: Engaging the Digital Student

In this session, Kelley Brumbelow (Georgia Virtual School) shares her strategies for engaging students in an online-only classroom. Brumbelow will discuss how setting expectations, providing interactive videos for feedback, and leveraging standardized rubrics all serve to increase the effectiveness of feedback.

[All the sessions can be found here.]

About Ryan C. Fowler

Ryan is a curricular fellow at the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington D.C. He also teaches at Franklin and Marshall College and Lancaster Theological Seminary.
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