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Discussing retention in online classes

What can instructors do about retention/persistence of students in online classes?

We met online November 18 to start the discussion. Here are some resources:

Join us in the POT Facebook Group to continue this timely discussion.

Online workshop Wednesday, November 18

potonline2Now Wednesday, November 18 – please register or re-register at the flex page

Wednesday, November 18, 5-6 pm Pacific Time

Student Retention in Online Classes: A Discussion

If you have ever wondered about student retention in online classes and what can be done to help students succeed, this workshop is for you.  This flex workshop will explore recent research on student retention in online classes.  We will also have an opportunity to discuss the issue together during the workshop.

The workshop will be held completely online through CCCConfer.  

Webinar information:

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Participant passcode: 195461

Telephone Conference Feature
Telephone conference line: 1-913-312-3202*
*Toll free number: 1-888-886-3951
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Free mini-conference Oct 28

TCCfx 2015: Come Together, Engage & Learn

October 28, 2015
5:00 pm9:00 pm Hawaii Time
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TCCfx 2015 is a complimentary mini-online conference that serves as a platform for the growing learning design and technology (LTEC) community. This online conference aims to connect, collaborate, create, and improve teaching and learning in the 21st century by empowering current and prospective LTEC (or educational technology) students and others to prepare for success in their graduate programs and their future professions. Interested educators are invited to attend as well.

This event is sponsored by the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Learning Design & Technology Department, College of Education; and AECT-HI (Hawaii Chapter) in collaboration with .

For more information, contact conference chair Kimberly Suwa <>.

UDL On Campus

Check out the UDL On Campus website for information about Universal Design for Learning and college courses.

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Videos on pedagogy

Some of our favorite pedagogy videos from POT: