Tag Archives: student engagement

Last Day to Apply for Your 2022-2023 H5P + Laulima License

Are you looking for more ways to add active learning to your online/hybrid classes? H5P + Laulima facilitates fun and engaging formative assessments that are easily embeddable in Laulima Lessons pages, and also incentivizes student participation by automatically linking H5P to the Laulima Gradebook. Check out the UH H5P Interactives Library for great examples.

H5P drag-and-drop interactive to identify skull bones.
H5P Drag-and-Drop interactive to practice identifying skull bones, courtesy of Janet Wang Lee, Leeward CC

The UH Online Innovation Center just wrapped up a successful year of 50+ pilot licenses in 2021-2022 and will be expanding the program by 50 more licenses for 2022-2023. Feedback has been pretty unanimous – both faculty and students LOVE H5P!

If you’d like to join the 2022-2023 H5P + Laulima Cohort, please fill out the application form by TODAY (May 20th). Visit the H5P + Laulima program webpage for more information and updates. Questions? Email uhoic@hawaii.edu or htorigoe@hawaii.edu.

🧠 PsyClub Social THIS FRIDAY 🧠

Positive social engagement promotes feelings of well-being and helps reduce stress! 

#PsyNerds know the value of some good company and we’re looking for people to share it with! So let’s get connected! Everyone is welcome to join!  😎

Our Semester Social Kick-Off is THIS FRIDAY, September 10th, from 1:00 – 3:00pm via Zoom!

See the flyer below for the Zoom Link or contact our club officers at  psyclub@hawaii.edu with questions!

ALOHA E Institute.

ALOHA E Institute (Aug 9-13) spots filling fast! 5 Active Learning, 5 Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy openings remaining

We are pleased to announce the first-ever ALOHA E Institute! This summer professional development opportunity takes place over five days and brings faculty together from Chaminade University of Honolulu and Kapi‘olani Community College. This is the inaugural year of this five-year Title III-funded project, and this year, the institute will be held online August 9-13 and will include daily, synchronous Zoom sessions from 9-11am with an additional 1-2 hours of asynchronous work time most days.

There are three exciting tracks on offer: Active Learning, Online Hui, and ‘Āina-based Education. 

Both full-time faculty and lecturers are welcome to apply. The application will be open to Kapi‘olani and Chaminade faculty exclusively through May 3; if spaces remain available, the application will open to other UHCC campuses through the final application deadline of June 7. We will notify you of your acceptance and follow up with further details after the final application deadline.

Faculty who actively participate in all synchronous sessions (August 9-13, 9 – 11am) and complete the deliverables for their track of choice will receive a stipend of $750.

Please download the ALOHA E flyer for details and a link to the application. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your campus coordinators:

Event logistics coordinators – for general questions: 

Replay & Resources 🚀 Student Engagement in STEM Webinar

The following are the resources and recording from Wednesday’s webinar, Student Engagement in Online STEM Classes

About the Webinar: Nadine Wolff teaches Mathematics in the Math & Sciences Department at Kapiʻolani Community College. She has been teaching for twenty years and ventured into online education about eight years ago. Many students see math as a major hurdle and her goal is to help students overcome the anxiety and apprehension surrounding the subject with engaging activities, real-life applications, and a focus on growth mindset. This webinar will highlight ways an online math (or any STEM) class can foster engagement and a growth mindset through discussions and interactive learning. This session will focus on math-related topics but is open to all and engagement techniques to be discussed can be applied to any subject.

View the Slides

Check out the replay!

student engagement in online stem classes.

TODAY (Jun 10), 2-3pm: Increase Engagement in Your STEM Class 🚀 Nadine Wolff

Student Engagement in Online STEM Classes
Join Us Today! (June 10) from 2pm-3pm

Nadine Wolff teaches Mathematics in the Math & Sciences Department at Kapiʻolani Community College. She has been teaching for twenty years and ventured into online education about eight years ago. Many students see math as a major hurdle and her goal is to help students overcome the anxiety and apprehension surrounding the subject with engaging activities, real-life applications, and a focus on growth mindset. This webinar will highlight ways an online math (or any STEM) class can foster engagement and a growth mindset through discussions and interactive learning. This session will focus on math-related topics but is open to all and engagement techniques to be discussed can be applied to any subject.

Zoom Link: https://kapiolani.zoom.us/j/93384902345
Password: stem

student engagement in online stem classes.

June 10: Increase Engagement in Your STEM Class 🚀 Nadine Wolff

Student Engagement in Online STEM Classes
Wednesday, June 10: 2pm-3pm

Nadine Wolff teaches Mathematics in the Math & Sciences Department at Kapiʻolani Community College. She has been teaching for twenty years and ventured into online education about eight years ago. Many students see math as a major hurdle and her goal is to help students overcome the anxiety and apprehension surrounding the subject with engaging activities, real-life applications, and a focus on growth mindset. This webinar will highlight ways an online math (or any STEM) class can foster engagement and a growth mindset through discussions and interactive learning. This session will focus on math-related topics but is open to all and engagement techniques to be discussed can be applied to any subject.

Zoom Link: https://kapiolani.zoom.us/j/93384902345
Password: stem

student engagement in online stem classes.

June 10: Increase Engagement in Your STEM Class 🚀 Nadine Wolff

Student Engagement in Online STEM Classes
Wednesday, June 10: 2pm-3pm

Nadine Wolff teaches Mathematics in the Math & Sciences Department at Kapiʻolani Community College. She has been teaching for twenty years and ventured into online education about eight years ago. Many students see math as a major hurdle and her goal is to help students overcome the anxiety and apprehension surrounding the subject with engaging activities, real-life applications, and a focus on growth mindset. This webinar will highlight ways an online math (or any STEM) class can foster engagement and a growth mindset through discussions and interactive learning. This session will focus on math-related topics but is open to all and engagement techniques to be discussed can be applied to any subject.

Zoom Link: https://kapiolani.zoom.us/j/93384902345
Password: stem

Zoom for Educators Webinar: Tips for Teaching and Strategies to Protect Yourself and Your Students

Join us on May 20 for a Zoom webinar hosted by the UH Online Innovation Center. It is a collaborative webinar put forth by instructional designers across the UH system. This is a great opportunity to meet individuals with a broad range of experience in online teaching across multiple disciplines and connect with instructional designers across the UH system to learn more about how to use various Zoom features (e.g. chat, breakout rooms, whiteboard, screen-sharing, polling, virtual background, etc.) for student engagement.

Date: May 20, 2020 | Wednesday

Time: 11am – 12:15pm HST

Registration (required): http://go.hawaii.edu/V4A