Professional Development from STARLINK

News and Updates

STARLINK is ringing in the New Year with an amazing line up of professional development courses that will improve your career, communication, and pedagogy. Welcome back! Jump start your year by enjoying excellent training from our extensive library - delivered to your device anytime, anywhere.

Our January releases include "How Do I Create a Unique Presentation" and "Using a Syllabus as a Guide for Students". We look forward to seeing you online!

"Great teachers have high expectations for their students, but even higher expectations for themselves." - Todd Whitaker

How Educators Can Navigate Today's Study Trends

Amanda Murphy/EdTech

Educators are well aware that today's student base is much more diverse, demanding, and of course, digital.While technology is meant to make things easier, it can be a bit tricky for teachers to stay in the loop. Here are some of the ways technology is changing how university students learn and succeed, as well as some tips on how teachers and higher education leaders can meet the challenge . . .

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5 Best Social Media Practices for Higher Education

By: Matthew Lynch/The Edvocate

Social Media has undeniably become a part of our everyday lives. Grandmothers and 12-years old alike are opening Facebook accounts, and there are Facebook pages even for people's dogs and cats. Companies are using Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, and other social media sites for marketing and advertising. Universities are now also using social media pages because people are reading and accessing social media sites daily. How can universities and colleges best take advantage of the benefits that social media has to offer in our technology-heavy 21st century?

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FLIPGRID, Social Learning for Everyone

Flipgrid is the leading video discussion platform used by millions of PreK to PhD educators, students, families, and organizations in more than 150 countries! Create a Grid (that's your classroom or group), add Topics to spark the discussion, and your community builds a dialogue as they share short video responses. Super simple. Super powerful. Endless uses.

Don't just ask a question. Expand their world and ignite a discussion! Foster previous experiences, share a booktalk, discuss current projects and events, delve deep into STEAM ideas, or collaborate on anything. If you believe it's valuable for students to verbalize their learning processes ... that's a Flipgrid Topic! You can moderate videos, provide custom feedback, set the privacy rules, and more.

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