Curtis J Bonk
Topic: Hyper-Engaging Strategies to Enhance, Extend, and even Transform your Teaching
Are you interested in active and engaging learning? How about hyper-engaging learning? Do you want to know how to foster critical and creative thinking as well as collaboration and technology integration? Do you focus too much on the risks and not enough on the opportunities? Do you want to be inspired by other innovative educators and rich examples? Well, if you answered yes to any or all of the above questions, you’re in luck. In this talk, Dr. Bonk provide more than 40 ways to liven up your classes and get your students more involved and engaged in their own learning. These strategies will relate to creativity, critical thinking, cooperative and collaborative learning, and motivation, with, of course, a boatload of innovative ideas for technology integration. In the end, there will be dozens of methods that you can use across educational sectors to motivate and engage your students in their learning. Attend this talk and discover how educators around the planet are motivating and engaging their learners, and, in the process, transforming education as we know it. If you are looking to foster creativity, critical thinking, cooperative and collaborative learning, motivation, or technology integration, it is best to locate the registration button right now before it fills up. Attend this talk and become hyper-engaged yourself!
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Curtis J. Bonk is Professor in the School of Education at Indiana University (IU) teaching psychology and technology courses and Adjunct in the School of Informatics at IU. He is a former software entrepreneur, certified public accountant, corporate controller, and educational psychologist who presently is an educational technologist, award-winning writer, highly published researcher, statewide and national awardee in innovative teaching with technology, and internationally acclaimed presenter. Curt is the author of nearly 400 publications and has given close to 2,000 talks around the world. In 2020, Curt was awarded the IU President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Technology and in 2021, he received the David H. Jonassen Excellence in Research Award. Recently, the American Educational Research Association named him a 2022 AERA Fellow for his exceptional contributions to, and excellence in, education research and the following week he was honored with the International Engagement award from the IU School of Education. He can be contacted at email@example.com and his homepage is http://curtbonk.com/.