Dr. Tatiana Andrienko-Genin to Share "Teamwork in an Online Class" During Teaching Circle

Join the Southeastern U.S. Region Teaching Circle on Thursday, October 12 at 5:00 pm EDT on Zoom for a presentation by Dr. Tatiana Andrienko-Genin of Westcliff University and Florida International University. Tatiana will share Teamwork in an Online Class(Zoom details are provided at the end of the message.)

Session Overview

The transition to online learning has brought educators notable challenges to resolve. As never before, feeling lonely and isolated affected the students’ mood, morale, and motivation to work. As a solution to the social isolation problem in an online setting, this session will offer some insights and practices about the potential of team assignments to provide students with the opportunity for human connection and collaboration.

The session will offer some examples of team assignments for graduate and undergraduate students, inviting the attendees to share their visions and best practices. The types of online collaborations to be discussed include:

  • Collaborative writing and presentations
  • Creative or research team projects
  • Online role-playing
  • Collaborative international online learning

We will also discuss teaching the students to use a variety of communication tools of the future – from Zoom to collaborative online platforms – with ease and efficiency.

Teaching Circle Details

The Southeastern US Region Teaching Circle provides a space for all ABC members to share best practices in teaching and learning. The group meets quarterly via Zoom to learn about innovative strategies and discuss opportunities for growth in the business communication classroom. We hope to capitalize on the energy of our annual conference and spread that same collaborative spirit throughout the year. You can become a “regular” or join as your schedule permits.

If you’re interested in sharing your own best practices with the Teaching Circle at a future gathering, please reach out to co-chairs Barbara Bolt or Jenna Haugen.

Zoom Details

Date/Time: October 12 at 5:00 pm EDT

Zoom link: Email Jenna Haugen for a calendar invitation.

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