Improving Student Success in Online Courses

Where: Zoom

When: 2:00-3:30 PM on the following days:

  • Workshop #1: Tuesday, October 13 - Self-Regulated Learners
  • Workshop #2: Thursday, October 29 - Sense of Belonging
  • Workshop #3: Thursday, November 12 - Active Learning

Who: YVC Natural Science Faculty

Note: You are welcome to attend one, two, or all three of these workshops!

Registration: Please complete this form to register for the workshop(s).

Workshop Description

Online teaching and learning is challenging for all of us, regardless of whether you are a beginner or have been teaching online for years. In these workshops/discussions, we will share pedagogical techniques for developing self-regulating learners, fostering a sense of belonging, and promoting active learning in your online classrooms.Come share your own ideas and experiences with your colleagues as we all work to improve student success in online courses. You will leave these discussions/workshops with at least one strategy you can implement tomorrow in your online class.

Workshop Conveners

  • Jamie Hansen
  • Hillary Goodner
  • Zach Schierl

If you would like further information about the workshop, please contact Zach Schierl (

This workshop is part of the Supporting and Advancing Geoscience in Two-Year Colleges: Faculty as Change Agents project and is supported by the National Science Foundation Division of Undergraduate Education through grants DUE 1525593, 1524605, 1524623, and 1524800.

Disclaimer: Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this website are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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