Who, What, How? Greater Student Engagement by Design
Date Friday, Dec 3 Time – Room Rook
Join us and discover how to leverage multimedia elements in courses and find new ways to involve students in the learning process.
Søren Vrist Christensen
Pedagogical coordinator and lecturer, Marselisborg Gymnasium, Denmark
Søren Vrist Christensen is a lecturer and the Pedagogical coordinator at Marselisborg Gymnasium, Denmark. In recent years, he has given presentations to a number of companies, organizations and associations on how to practice student-activating teaching based on contemporary approaches such as flipped classroom, IT didactics, EdTech, agent-based modeling, gamification, MOOCs, and cooperative learning. He offers talks at high schools, for colleges, various teacher organizations, and university teachers. He has also done lectures and been part of table discussions at different learning conferences.
He is typically invited to give presentations for the purpose of showing how new theories and up-to-date approaches can be concretized and made tangible in the classroom and how difficult concepts can be made usable in the daily teaching for the benefit of the students.
CEMEA Team Lead, iSpring Solutions
Energetic and proactive, caring and patient, Catharina is always ready to help her clients. By combining an extensive knowledge of iSpring products with her signature empathetic approach, she strives to aid her customers to create and benefit from their eLearning infrastructures. Catharina is most proud of working with the DACH region, as she has a personal history with that area.
Practical Design Principles for Creating a Great User Experience in eCourses, Catharina Nechaeva
During the pandemic, millions of teachers and instructors had to make a quick transition to the digital format to deliver their courses remotely. However, maintaining course quality within a very short window of time has admittedly been a challenge for many course creators. In this presentation, Catharina will talk about the main design principles that are easy to follow and can help create engaging courses for remote learners, resulting in more effective learning.
- Understand the dependency between a great UX of eCourses and learning effectiveness.
- Learn how to build beautiful courses without an IT or design background.
- Realise how thoughtful design can help overcome distractions in eLearning.
- Learn the dos and don’ts of course composition, style, and colour palette.
Student-activating Teaching Using Contemporary Digital Approaches, Søren Vrist Christensen
Are you looking for practical methods that will improve student engagement in flipped classrooms? Are you curious about EdTech innovations that will motivate high school students in their lessons? This presentation will offer suggestions for your daily teaching practice.
You will learn how to:
- Get started with rewarding digital approaches
- Organise contemporary student-activating teaching
- Incorporate agent-based modeling and gamification into daily teaching