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Building Close Connections in Remote Learning Environments

Macmillan Learning is committed to helping educators and learners create connections that foster success, wherever learning occurs. Please enjoy our REMOTE Faculty Summit activity resources.

Conference Sessions

Remote Learning Resources

Fierce Education Article

Macmillan Learning Resources

Conference session presentations

Questions that Create Connections: Fostering Deep Learning in Person and Online

From tracking attendance in class and during high impact activities, to gauging students' conceptual understanding, opportunities for deep learning are endless. This session explores how diverse question types, student engagement tools, and best practices can help faculty gain real-time insight and analytics to foster deeper learning and improve key retention indicators.

Dr. Edna Ross is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Louisville with specializations in learning and cognitive psychology. Dr. Ross has received several awards for teaching and student involvement from university staff and students alike.

Three Easy Ways to Help Support the 360 Degree Student

For well-rounded students, success can be linked to soft skills like good study habits, communication, perseverance, initiative, decision-making, and self-confidence. Using the latest technology combined with a traditional study skills module, this session presents three techniques that can be easily implemented and repeated every semester to support student success via the intentional introduction of soft skills and study habits.

Dr. Amanda Norbutus is a Professor of Chemistry at Valencia College in Orlando, Florida. Her method of teaching emphasizes the interrelationship between chemistry and everyday life, with a focus on sustainability and art.

Remote learning resources for you

Whether class is in-person, online, or some combination of the two, our digital learning resources support student engagement. Check out some of the remote teaching resources we’ve compiled just for you.

Educational Content
6 Tips for Engaging Students Online and in HyFlex Courses

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Research Study
The Flipped Effect: Investigating the influence of pre-class activities on exam scores

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Students’ 4 Most Pressing COVID-19 Concerns

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Susan Winslow, Macmillan Learning CEO, discusses recent trends in educational innovation.

"While the way learning is delivered has changed, the lifelong benefit of a good education has not. These unprecedented times have opened up the possibilities for better ways of learning."

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Technologies that support remote teaching and learning

Digital resources that facilitate pre-class preparation, in-class engagement and post-class assessment for more connected learning.

Better results with Achieve

Achieve, Macmillan Learning’s premier courseware platform, was designed to engage students of all levels, both inside and outside of class.

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Because engagement really matters

Engagement is one of the earliest and most reliable indicators of student success. Track attendance, increase engagement, and facilitate active learning in and around campus.

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Earlier intervention for improved student success

Brief intervention surveys help you identify and connect with struggling students, find those needing support, and act quickly. Set-up in only 5 clicks, launch in less than 10 minutes.

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