Promote Learning

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You can actively promote learning for your students by “drawing the roadmap” for the different units, modules, or weeks of the course. Consider how you might provide academic and other student supports and services to meet students’ just-in-time course needs.

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Next Steps

  1. At the beginning of a new unit, share a text or video message that introduces the learning outcomes, assignments, activities, and relationships between them.
  2. At the conclusion of a unit, share a second text or video message that reviews the unit, and provides reminders for what’s next.
  3. Monitor and participate in discussion forum posts to promote learning.
  4. Share College students supports as needed.

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Elan Paulson

Elan Paulson, PhD, has been an educator in Ontario's higher education system since 2004. Before joining Conestoga as a Teaching and Learning Consultant, Elan was on the executive team at eCampusOntario. She previously served as Program Director and as an instructor in professional education programs at Western University's Faculty of Education. With a Master's in Educational Technology, Elan specializes in technology-enabled and collaborative learning to support diverse learners. She has also conducted research on faculty participation in communities of practice for professional learning and self-care.

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