Engaging Students in Online Class Meetings

This week, the Instructional Design team offered three different training sessions on our new web conferencing tool, GoToTraining. One concern that I often hear when we talk about online class meetings is that it can feel like no one is listening. This sentiment often leads to questions about whether such tools are even effective. Live […]

A Snow Day Solution: Student-Led Learning

It’s hardly news to anyone in the Philadelphia area that it has been an especially snowy and icy winter. Even though we are now well into March, it is still possible that another snow day could be in our future. When class is suddenly canceled, it can be difficult to figure out how to compensate for the missed […]

Faculty Spotlight: Steven Meisel

Exploring and Assessing Collaboration Tools Dr. Steven Meisel (School of Business, Management & Leadership), like many professors here at La Salle University, designs group activities to foster student collaboration. For some of his activities, students need to gather and share visual information. While collaboration tools such Blackboard’s Groups or Wikis are useful for text-based projects like papers, […]