Distance & Virtual Learning

This page lists the confirmed breakout sessions at the 2022 Literacy Texas Annual Conference with the primary topic of Distance & Virtual Learning. Secondary topics are listed with each session.

Community Keeps 'Em Coming! Creating Community Among Distance Learners

Research shows that adult learners persist more when they experience belonging and a sense of connection with other learners. How do we help learners experience this when they never meet face to face?

This session will present activities using digital tools that help build community within cohorts of distance learners. Participants will leave with several practical tools, and ideas for fostering community among students who rarely meet in person.

ALSO COVERS digital literacy & technology
ALSO COVERS instructional theory, methodology, research
OF MOST USE TO Classroom Instructors