Small Changes Make a Big Impact for Students


As students become overwhelmed with reading and writing in the online course format, creating multiple ways to both learn and demonstrate their learning are increasingly important. In this presentation, Dr. Shawna Hudson of Iowa Wesleyan University will show you how to make small changes that create a big impact for your students. Based off the text, Small Teaching Online: Applying Learning Science in Online Classes by Darby and Lang, you will walk away with small changes you can implement immediately. Dr. Hudson will share 5 small changes that can set you and your students on the path for success. Ask questions and share your own experiences with small changes following the demonstration!

About the Presenters:
Dr. Shawna Hudson is a professor at Iowa Wesleyan University. She is a veteran of education having served as a teacher, principal, and teacher trainer for over 25 years. As an advocate for education as a means to provide opportunity for all, Dr. Hudson is passionate about serving students and making courses equitable and accessible. Her love of technology is only outdone by her love for people who want to learn new skills.