Tips From the Pros: How to Engage Online Learners on Theoretical Content

Students tend to engage with concrete ideas and examples better than they do with abstract concepts. This is why, if you teach a lot of theory, you need to find ways to make your instruction interesting, engaging, and relevant, said Tyler Griffin, assistant professor at Brigham Young University, during his recent Magna Online Seminar, “Online Learning That Lasts: Three Ways to Increase Student Engagement & Retention.”

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