This presentation will review best practices for students to use for learning online. Due to COVID and the mass migration of in-person courses transition to online courses, students must learn how to learn effectively online. The presentation will include the core theories in cognition and learning how to learn. Techniques such as the Pomodoro technique, focused compared to diffused thinking and the use of recall will be discussed. Then the presentation will review conditions for students to set up working environments and processes to support their learning. Best practices for defining a work space, setting up a daily schedule and tracking work that needs to be done will be discussed. Best practices with templates will be shared with the audience so they can provide these resources to their students to excel in learning online.
Kristin Palmer, University of Virginia, United States