Lyric Malkin

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Language as a Reflection of Culture | Origin: ED137 | New comment by Lyric Malkin

Students who speak more than one language may be processing differently as they translate from their native tongue into English.   If an assignment is to be completed in English, encourage...

Culture vs. Race | Origin: ED137 | New comment by Lyric Malkin

Race is a social construct.  Culture refers to the differences in people's backgrounds.  Try to be as inclusive as possible.    

The Diversity in “Diverse” | Origin: ED137 | New comment by Lyric Malkin

It is important to look at your students from a wholistic approach.  Gender identity, race, socioeconomic background, and other factors can affect how the student will approach the program and...

Managing the E-Learning Environment | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Lyric Malkin

Evaluate the different types of students present in your class so that you can adequately manage them.  Keep good records.  Have a good organized filing system for student assignments and...

Engaging Learners | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Lyric Malkin

Synchronous discussion works best with only one student to answer specific questions for them.  If you are having a discussion with many students, asynchronous chat works...

Projecting Your Presence | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Lyric Malkin

You must assert your presence in an online classroom.  Let students know that you are present and available for questions and discussions.  Present students with a headshot and...

Course Delivery | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Lyric Malkin

Modules are a great learning format.  I need to familiarize myself with how the online program works so that I am ready to assist the students.    

Delivering Course Content | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Lyric Malkin

Be sure to teach to all different types of learning styles to adequately address the needs of your students.  Adult attention span usually drops off after 18 minutes so keep lessons organized to...

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Lyric Malkin

I learned about making a positive first impression.  Arrive early and fully prepared and greet each student as they enter the classroom.  Learn student's names (correct pronunciation and...

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Lyric Malkin

Spend time beforehand making sure that you are fully prepared.  Have a checklist with you to make sure that you don't miss any important information.  Have a notepad with you so that you...