Student Engagement in Online Learning: What Works and Why

Date of broadcast: Tue, 06/23/20
With the sudden shift to online teaching and learning, student engagement has become more vital to retention than ever. Keeping students involved, motivated and actively learning in an online environment is challenging colleges and universities across the country. Research-based best practices and strategies for how to maintain student engagement are vital to the success of any online learning program.

Attend this webinar with Dr. Christopher Sessums, Director of Academic Affairs, and Dr. Darcy White, Instructional Designer at D2L, to learn evidence-based practices that can help faculty members and instructional designers to motivate, connect with and engage online learners.

Key topics will include:

  • Keeping students involved, motivated and engaged
  • The importance of clear and consistent communication
  • Research-based best practices for online teaching and learning
  • How to help faculty adapt to an online environment

Scheduled speakers:

Dr. Darcy White 

Instructional Designer


Dr. Christopher Sessums

Director of Academic Affairs


Who will benefit:

Higher ed leaders interested in student engagement or online learning. Anyone may attend.

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