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Best Practice Presentation (45 minute presentation about a specific best practice)

Abstract

Sense of community in education is correlated with student learning, satisfaction and retention. Current research and evidence-based best practices for using readily available technologies to increase community perception in traditional, blended and online course formats will be presented.

Keywords

"Sense of Community" "Video-conferencing" "Polling Software" Audio/Video-Enabled Discussion Platforms" "Screen Capture Software" "Blended Format" "Online Format" "Student Engagement"

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Using technology to enhance sense of community across course formats

Sense of community in education is correlated with student learning, satisfaction and retention. Current research and evidence-based best practices for using readily available technologies to increase community perception in traditional, blended and online course formats will be presented.