Scared (Number) Senseless? Tips for Calming Students in Online Courses

Session Description
While today’s students are extremely tech savvy, the thought of learning math online can be daunting. Join us to learn how to use informational emails and workshops before the term starts, as well as effective communication throughout to ease anxiety and promote success.
Presenter(s)
Tami Tacker
Tami Tacker, Kaplan University, TX, USA
Tami Tacker’s online journey started with Purdue Global (formerly Kaplan University) over 15 years ago, where in addition to teaching, she has served as the Subject Matter Expert on several course revisions. She has developed and frequently conducts pre-term outreach workshops which bolster students’ confidence and enthusiasm as they begin their math courses. She earned her B.S. and M.S. in Mathematics and has taught all levels of mathematics courses.
Lea Rosenberry
Lea Rosenberry, Kaplan University, PA, USA
Lea Rosenberry has been teaching college-level math for over 20 years. She has a Master’s in education and 24 graduate hours in mathematics and statistics. With over 16 years in online education she has experience in curriculum development, creating online content, training and mentoring new instructors, and writing and facilitating online courses. Lea joined Purdue Global’s (formerly Kaplan University) Math Department in July of 2005. In addition to teaching, she is the Course Lead for Purdue Global’s two highest enrollment math classes, Survey of Math and College Algebra, and is responsible for keeping the courses current and relevant, and building a faculty learning community for each course.
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One Response to Scared (Number) Senseless? Tips for Calming Students in Online Courses

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    cheryll.wingard@cccs.edu April 23, 2018 at 11:26 am #

    Great presentation. Very informative!

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