Remote Teaching: Best Practices for Improving Live Class Meetings

Thursday, May 28, 2020
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM


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The webinar starts at 1:15 p.m. and we kindly request participants to enter the webinar at least 15 minutes prior to the start time and no later than 1:20 p.m. 


Remote Teaching: Best Practices for Improving Live Class Meetings is a webinar ONLY – please do not come to CTE Office. 

This webinar will outline best practices that can be used to facilitate virtual live class meetings and strategies used to run an effective virtual live class meeting to actively engage students. The workshop will guide participants through thinking and rethinking practices related to planning, engagement and feedback in the synchronous classroom. Participants will use Blackboard Collaborate Ultra break out rooms, the chat function, engage in polls, and consider other tools that can be used to facilitate live class meetings.


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Lara Lomicka
Professor of French and Applied Linguistics
Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Lara Lomicka Anderson (PhD, Penn State) is Professor of French and Applied Linguistics at the University of South Carolina where she served as the Graduate Director and Director of Teacher Education. She currently serves as the Faculty Principal of Preston Residential College and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in French and in language education. She is the Past President of CALICO and current President of NFMLTAand AAUSC. She has published in numerous journals and has edited 2 books: Teaching with Technology (Heinle/Cengage 2004) and The Next Generation: Social Networking and Online Collaboration in Foreign Language Learning (2009 published by CALICO). She also served as software review editor for the CALICO Journal, and the Technology Commission Co-Chair for AATF. She was honored (ACTFL, November 2008) with the Award for Excellence in Foreign Language Instruction Using Technology for her work in technology and in 2011 she was recognized as a Chevalier dans l'ordre des palmes academiques.