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Educator Webinar Series: Distance Learning

Research and Practical Strategies from Industry Experts to Drive Outcomes with Remote Learning

Featured Speakers

Mike Gershon

Educator, Author

Mike is the author of over 40 books on teaching, learning, and education, including numerous bestsellers, and over 90 guides to different areas of classroom practice. He provides training and consultancy services to schools, colleges, businesses and charities in the UK, Europe and beyond.

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Mays Imad, Ph.D.


Mays Imad, Ph.D., is a neuroscientist and the founding coordinator of the teaching and learning center at Pima Community College where she studies stress and emotions and their effect on students’ learning.

Vickie Cook, Ph.D.

Adult Education Expert

Dr. Vickie Cook is the Executive Director of Online Professional & Engaged Learning, and Research Professor in the College of Education at the University of Illinois Springfield. She holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration and an M.S. in Adult Education.

Educator Webinar Schedule

Upcoming Webinars
Webinar Recordings
  • July 29

    Engaging Students in a Remote Environment

    July 29, 2020 at 2 PM ET with Dr. Vickie Cook
    Student engagement inside the remote classroom will assist students in meeting learning outcomes while having a positive learning experience. Faculty members who are interested in strategies to build community in the classroom will find this webinar of interest. We will explore how to connect students and faculty, students with peer learners, and students to the content. These connections will assist faculty in providing a solid learning community in a remote environment.
  • July 9

    Growth Mindsets: How can learner self-perceptions influence attitudes to learning?

    July 9, 2020 at 2 PM ET with Mike Gershon
    In this session, bestselling author and trainer Mike Gershon unlocks the key ideas presented by growth mindsets research. Focusing on the impact self-perception can have on learners’ attitudes to learning, Mike shows how core beliefs can influence behavior and actions and gives you the tools you need to foster and develop growth mindsets in your students. This session will help you to better understand what is happening in learners’ minds while they learn, and give you the strategies you need to help them become more successful in their learning.
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    July 17

    Examining the Intersection of Trauma-Informed Pedagogy and Social Emotional Learning

    July 17, 2020 at 2 PM ET with Mays Imad
    This session examines how educators can leverage the neuroscience of now to help their students learn and thrive in turbulent times. Dr. Imad also examines the theoretical framework and practical implications of trauma-informed pedagogy and social emotional learning during this 60-minute on-demand webinar, which was recorded on Friday, July 17, 2020.
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    July 22

    Multigenerational Learning Strategies in a Remote Environment

    July 22, 2020 at 2 PM ET with Dr. Vickie Cook
    Using technology to learn effectively can be difficult at all ages and stages. This webinar will focus on strategies that expand the learning opportunities in remote classrooms to students of all ages. Special emphasis will be placed on reaching Generation Z and Millennial students whose learning preferences are quite different. We will briefly explore why differences exist and how to manage those learning differences in the classroom.
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