Dr. Anne-Marie Fiore is a curriculum specialist who works with higher education faculty and staff to grow their online programs. Anne Marie knows what works in online learning and it’s not about jumping on trends. It’s how well you connect and communicate with your learners. Anne Marie has 20 years of demonstrated success in technology integration, building effective partnerships, and elevating instructional practices through innovative curriculum design. Dr. Fiore combines expertise in online teaching with learning and development methodologies to create high performing academic teams. She has a record of accomplishment for using data to ensure operational excellence and quality of online programs. Anne-Marie recently earned a MicroMasters Certificate from the University of Maryland in Instructional Design and Technology. Dr. Fiore holds a doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Northcentral University and an executive education certificate in Computer Network Management from Bentley University. She is currently working her way through a micro master’s degree in Instructional Design and Technology from the University of Maryland Global Campus.

Online Learning

Strategies for Increasing Student Motivation

Online learning has expanded due to the quarantine imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Online learning offers a new world of opportunities to those who want to learn something new, gain a credential, or finish that degree program. However, some online programs have demonstrated low completion rates, with as many as 95 percent leaving in the…

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Hybrid Flexible or Hy-Flex. There Is An Instructional Model For Pandemic Times.

An instructional approach that combines face-to-face (F2F) and online learning. Each class session and learning activity is offered in-person, synchronously online, and asynchronously online. Students can decide how to participate. Hybrid Flexible, Hy-Flex, Or Hybrid Streaming, this course model’s flexibility demonstrates a commitment to student success, and that flexibility can also enable institutions to maintain…

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Simple Guidance to Engage Online Students

Teachers with online classes face particular challenges with student engagement. In addition to helping students engage with the course elements, online teachers are charged with developing course material, assisting students in using technology, involving students in conversation, tracking student development, inspiring perseverance, and offering timely and thorough feedback (Roddy, Amiet, Chung, Holt, Shaw, McKenzie, Garivaldis,…

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What I Wish Everyone Knew About Making Individual Connections With Online Students

In the absence of meeting your students in a face to face course, how can instructors make individualized connections with their students in the online course environment? Since the pandemic, making individual connections has ben more important than ever.   Introduce yourself and demonstrate to the students that you have a passion for the subject…