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Questions That Create Connections: Fostering Deep Learning in Person and Online With Polling and Quizzing 

Whether online, in-person, or any imaginable combination of the two, student engagement matters now more than ever. In this webinar, participants learn how to get started quickly using polling and asynchronous quizzes to facilitate active learning, gather timely student feedback, and create connections online or in person.  

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Communicate how different question types can facilitate multimodal learning. 
  • Utilize low stakes quizzing to “flip” your class, virtually or face-to-face 
  • Understand how to create “on-the-fly” poll questions that maximize in-the-moment learning opportunities. 
  • Gain free trial access to a polling and quizzing solution. 

Mandy Shaffer, Macmillan Learning
Mandy Shaffer has more than 17 years of experience in education with a focus on student success, engagement, and technology. She is the director of institutional initiatives at Macmillan Learning. Mandy holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master’s degree in elementary education from The Ohio State University. After teaching in the classroom, she turned her passion for teaching and learning to writing and editing textbooks, developing educational technologies, presenting and training on pedagogy, technology, and retention platforms, and consulting with institutions on retention, student success, and engagement. An Ohio native, Mandy now calls Orlando, Florida home.

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Pacific: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mountain: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Central: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Eastern: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm





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