ON CAMPUS WORKSHOPS
Host a dynamic professional development workshop on your campus!
Bring a dynamic professional development workshop–from one to three days in length–to your campus!
All of our workshops present and model engaging learner-centered educational practices, and participants leave with effective new strategies they can implement immediately. These strategies empower students to become active, responsible learners, improving student academic success and retention. If you are looking for a professional development workshop that will make a difference, look no further.
Since 1996, more than 50,000 college and university educators have attended On Course Professional development events. Check out our many client colleges and universities.
The desired outcome of these events is greater student engagement, improved academic success, and increased retention (See supporting DATA). These highly interactive workshops are ideal for instructors in all disciplines, student services personnel who work directly with students, and administrators charged with academic programming and retention. And, of course, they are perfect for educators who teach or coordinate student success or first-year experience courses. On Course professional development workshops are designed for up to 50 participants.
|Introductory Workshops||On Course 1-Day Workshop:
An introduction to engaging and empowering learner-centered principles, research and strategies
On Course 2-Day Workshop:
An expanded exploration of engaging and empowering learner-centered principles, research and strategies
|Comprehensive Workshops||Engaging & Empowering Learners Workshop (On Course I):
An in-depth immersion in active learning principles, research and innovative learner performance strategies (3 days)
Designing & Facilitating Learning Experiences Workshop (On Course II):
An intensive workshop in designing and facilitating engaging, learner-centered education (3 days)
|Focused Workshops||On Course for Frontline Staff:|
Empowerment principles and techniques to strengthen student effectiveness, resilience and persistence, building a college-wide culture of success (1 day)
Equity & Diversity:
Strengthening culturally responsive teaching strategies to improve outcomes for under-represented students (2 days)
Feel renewed and reenergized while sharing best practices, acquiring new evidence-based, learner-centered ideas and strategies, and addressing implementation challenges (1 day)
Interactive Keynote Addresses:
On Course offers interactive keynotes that address the importance of learner-centered teaching and applying cognitive neuroscience to engage learners. They also introduce the 8 On Course competencies and their importance in increasing student retention, success and graduation rates. A keynote can be offered as a stand-alone event or combined with a specific topic breakout session to follow (1 day)
On Course Online Workshop:
In this active learning workshop setting, educators will explore how to strengthen the competencies of effective online learners, employ best practices in online learning, explore research on the characteristics of online learners, learn how to ensure regular, effective student contact, and strategize methods to more fully engage and motivate online learners (2 days)
Neuroscience & Learner Effectiveness Workshop:
This workshop is designed to explore the synergy between the growing body of research on brain-based learning approaches and the On Course principles of learner centered teaching and student empowerment. As a participant you will review key findings of educational neuroscience (and explore several “neuromyths” born from applications of the early research findings). You will also experience, examine and develop a variety of teaching strategies supported by these key findings and congruent with the On Course developmental model. On Course offers educators numerous tools that promote the type of positive learning outcomes evidenced by the latest educational neuroscience (2 days)