Student Engagement: The Key to Successful Online Education

Tuesday, February 14 | 1:45PM–2:30PM | Houston Ballroom VII
Session Type: Breakout Session
"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn." Attributed to Benjamin Franklin, this notable quote encapsulates exactly what is missing in traditional modes of online education: engagement. Learn how educators at Cornell University and faculty at other leading institutions are using synchronous interactive video chat to foster student engagement, inclusion, and participation and effect positive outcomes.

Create a catalyst for student engagement * Foster a collaborative online learning environment * Learn tips, tricks, and best practices for providing synchronous video chat offerings into your course design


  • Chris Downs

    Senior Director of Higher Education, Shindig
  • Patrice Prusko

    Director, Learning Design, Technology, Media, Harvard University