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In 2010, in an effort to improve course dropout rates, Odessa College sought out the common thread between their courses which had the greatest student success. What they uncovered are four simple, yet effective practices that can increase your connection to your students and promote student success in your face-to-face or online classroom.

This two-part workshop, facilitated by Melissa Baysingar, Instructional Design Specialist, with guest presenter Marianne Fontes, Associate Professor of English, explores the “4 Connections” revealed in Odessa’s research and explores practical methods and tools for applying them in your own classroom.

  • Part 1: Thursday, October 5, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.  OR  Friday, October 6, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Part 2: Thursday, October 12, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.  OR  Friday, October 13, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Register Online Now (select Workshop 2)

This workshop is part of the Cornerstone Series.

Questions? Please contact the Academy at 847.925.6174,