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Teaching: Building Community in Face-to-Face and Online Courses

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What structures and practices help build a strong and committed community of learners? This workshop highlights several synchronous and asynchronous strategies for fostering productive and collegial student-instructor and student-student connections during and between class meetings.

This workshop is part of the Instructor Practices for Effective Teaching series for GW instructors seeking strategies to increase student engagement, build an inclusive community, and communicate with learners in new ways. Workshops in this series are sponsored by the Instructional Core. The Instructional Core provides comprehensive, integrated solutions for instructors in search of teaching solutions. If you need feedback on assignment or syllabus design, advice on teaching methods, or ideas for new activities, consider booking a consultation with the Instructional Core.

All sessions are free to GW students, faculty, staff, and alumni. GW has an institutional commitment to ensuring that all of our programs and events are accessible for all individuals. If you require any accommodations to participate in this event, please contact at least 72 business hours (3 business days) prior to the event.