Develop student confidence in using the online library database for scholarly searches

Description In any course where the assessment is focused on scholarly writing, students who have not used the online database, or are accustomed to using the onsite recourses of the library often avoid it or go to other more familiar resources such as Google, or even Google scholar. These alternative sources do not focus on …

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Applying motivational design principles to create engaging online modules

Description In a classroom setting, levels of student engagement vary widely, but instructors can adjust the lesson based on the perceived level of student engagement. However, in an online environment, instructors cannot spontaneously prompt students to motivate their engagement. When developing asynchronous modules, using a motivational design model and appropriate technologies allows one to replicate …

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