Virtual Reality Promotes Learning at La Salle University

Virtual Reality (VR) technology is becoming more prevalent in both recreation and learning.  The push to include VR elements in academic settings has gained substantial traction. In an effort to keep up with this trend, the Instructional Design (ID) Team spent the last academic year completing a pilot project that included purchasing 10 standalone Lenovo…

ID Team ready to kick off 2nd round of Teaching Online with La Salle

The Instructional Design team is excited to get started with their second cohort of Teaching Online with La Salle participants. The course is designed to acclimate instructors to the unique demands of an online learning environment. It covers areas such as designing an online course, developing content, using Canvas tools, and building an effective syllabus. Online teaching…

La Salle Educators Attend Summer Institute 2017

This week, over 100 La Salle educators came together for two days to learn, discuss, and continue improving classroom instruction for students. The 5th Annual Summer Institute included a diversity of topics and interactive workshops, where professors became the students and learned new tools and strategies for the classroom. The first day of the Institute primarily focused on…

Culturally Responsive Teaching

Culturally Responsive Teaching Knowledge And Practices Of Online Faculty, Keri L. Heitner, Center for Educational and Instructional Research School of Advanced Studies University of Phoenix “The findings support the need to provide adequate professional development and support for online faculty who teach diverse students. Faculty who teach online who understand and value culturally responsive pedagogy and have the knowledge and skills…