How do you get and keep students engaged in an online course? This is a critically important question. Personal connection – that’s our answer. Promoting social interaction, staying in constant communication, and building collaboration into the online learning environment is vital to student engagement. We are by nature very social creatures. Interaction and the feeling … Continue reading 6 Ways to Get Students Engaged in a Distance Learning Course
A little bird told us…
...that it's Customer Appreciation Month! Thank you to all the instructors who inspire us with your hard work, passion, and dedication to your students and their learning. You and your students keep us striving to do our best and help us enjoy what we're working toward each day. We have to say...we must be doing something right, … Continue reading A little bird told us…
VIDEO: What makes Hawkes different? Take two minutes to find out!
Hawkes Learning is a different kind of e-publishing company. We care about the success of students and want to create the best materials to encourage a thorough understanding of the curriculum so students achieve that success. I can go on and on about our materials, but why read about them when you can watch a … Continue reading VIDEO: What makes Hawkes different? Take two minutes to find out!
This short video will get students interested in language
This quick TED-Ed Talk taught us about language using fun animation and easy-to-follow explanations. It breaks down the following: Prescriptivism - the linguistic approach that says language should follow consistent rules and informs others of common, established patterns in language Descriptivism - the linguistic approach that strives to learn and map the differences in languages without pushing for … Continue reading This short video will get students interested in language
Customers, we appreciate YOU!
Here at Hawkes Learning, we love our customers. April is Customer Appreciation Month, and we do our best to make every month feel that way! However, this month does get a special video highlighting how much we love working with you. After all, not every company gets to work with inspiring instructors who strive to help their … Continue reading Customers, we appreciate YOU!
Record Yourself to Improve Your Practice | Edutopia
In one of Edutopia's latest posts, "Record Yourself to Improve Your Practice," an instructor speaks about the benefits of recording himself teaching every once in a while. It helps him improve his teaching abilities and gain the perspective of an audience member. His main takeaways include the following: You may not realize you call on … Continue reading Record Yourself to Improve Your Practice | Edutopia