Episode 53: Teaching Online with Zoom: How to Increase Student Engagement with Aaron Johnson

 lecture breakers podcast teaching and learning in higher education


 

Description:

Our guest for episode 53 of the Lecture Breakers podcast is Aaron Johnson, author of the new book Online Teaching with Zoom

In this episode, we mainly discuss parts 3 and 4 of Aaron’s book which focuses on creating active and engaging learning experiences using Zoom.

Aaron and I talk about tips for designing synchronous and asynchronous learning experiences. And, we discuss what you need to consider when asking students to turn on their cameras which has been a significant and unexpected conversation within my network.

Finally, we talk about how to make breakout rooms more effective and engaging which is a feature many of us are trying to improve.

I hope you enjoy this conversation and that you get a few new ideas to integrate into your courses, especially those of you who are using Zoom. 


You'll Learn:

  • How to create active and engaging learning experiences using Zoom.
  • How to design online courses and activities to align with learners' attention spans.
  • What to consider when asking students to turn on their cameras.
  • 3 ways to make breakout rooms more effective and engaging.

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