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EDUCATOR'S MODULE: Opening Day! Starting Your Course is a Course

EDUCATOR'S MODULE: Opening Day! Starting Your Course

Time limit: 30 days


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Target Audience: Educators.

DESCRIPTION:  This brief "mini-course" is designed to be completed in 30-60 minutes. The subject is one sometimes overlooked by faculty, but it plays a major role in setting the tone for your course - Opening Day!

Are you ready to wow your students on the first day of class? Does your opening day excite and motivate students? Does it engage them right out of the gate? This short course provides tips on how to design an opening day students will remember.

LEARNING OBJECTIVE: Identify and discuss strategies used to design an “opening day” for an online course. 


  Malissa Martin, EdD, ATC/L.

Known in the athletic training profession as a renowned educator and for her work with professional development Martin is an author of over 85 articles, books, home study programs and grants. She has taken the platform for over 100 national and regional presentations/workshops. Dr. Martin serves on the editorial board for the Athletic Training Education Journal (Links to an external site.) and the International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training (Links to an external site.). Her research interests include various topics in education and female health issues. READ MORE...

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