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Kyle Cook kdcook@tntech.eduCheryl Tays ctays@tntech.edu

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Elevating Student Engagement

A single tool to create all kinds of didactic resources, presentations, games, interactive images, maps, illustrated processes, CVs, etc. Ideal for all levels of education and e-learning.

About Genially

Session 3

Elevating Student Engagement With Less Technology

3rd Pillar of Student Engagement: Affective EngagementEngaging Students:With Less TechnologyExtreme Makeover: Syllabus Edition

Summative and enduring levels of emotionStudents identify purpose and meaning behind tasksEmotions are closely linked to learning

Affective Engagement

Tell More Stories

Makes lessons memoriableGives greater context to materialStudents are interested in stories (social media)

Trivia/Review Games

Flipped Classroom Model

Brightspace Flipped Classroom

Encourage a Variety of Participation

A Single Sticky Note

Embrace Competition, not Comparison

Creative incentives for personal milestonesFosters enthusiasm and motivatationAwards, certificates, release conditions.

Create non-grade type competition with each lessonPositive impact on self-esteem of lesser-performing student

Infographics Templates

Microsoft Templates

From the Provost

Learner CenteredCreates First ImpressionsProvides Roadmap to Success

The Syllabus

Devise specific learning outcomesExample

Describe the class formatExample

Describe expected behaviorExample

Elevating Student Engagement

Affective Engagement

Tell More Stories

Foster Competitiveness and Participation

Create an Awesome, Engaging Syllabus


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