Teach Like A Pro! (Part Two)

Teaching Tips and Tricks
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How to create engaging micro-lectures.
How to successfully migrate a F2F course to an online platform.
How to effectively use time management tools.
How to create engaging lesson plans.
How to effectively utilize highly productive active learning activities online and F2F.
The importance of ebook options.


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This course encompasses a series of engaging lectures that cover several areas of teaching, learning and academic excellence. Each short lecture is accompanied by an optional assignment that assists with implementing the new concepts, ideas and tools put forth in the lecture. Students of this course will gain a working knowledge of how to create an engaging online or face-to-face course, and/or improve upon their existing courses, through refining both pedagogical and technical aspects of their teaching approach. 

Who this course is for:

  • Instructors and Aspiring Instructors
  • Teachers

Course content

1 section6 lectures44m total length
  • Creating Engaging Micro-Lectures
  • Migrating A F2F Course to An Online Platform
  • Creating Engaging Lesson Plans
  • Highly Productive Active Learning Activities
  • Avoiding Derailment
  • Bonus Video: Ebooks


Author, Educator and Curriculum Developer
Jameelah Ra'oof MIS, MS
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
  • 39 Reviews
  • 833 Students
  • 5 Courses

As a non-traditional learner, my career has been advanced through commitment, diligence and personal development. I convey this message of endurance and focus each time I teach, speak, mentor and write. No matter the pitfalls we may be faced with, there is always room for success!

Not only is Jameelah an accomplished college instructor and author of the widely used book, How to Survive Financial Aid. She has also authored several books in the genre of women’s fiction. She is versatile in her approach to writing. Jameelah currently conducts seminars on financial aid  awareness and other substantial topics. She recently received her second Master’s degree in Applied Sociology from UT Dallas in the Fall of 2016 and is currently completing her PhD in Sociology at the University of North Texas. Ms. Ra’oof is a natural born motivator, whether it is through her books, on social media or in the classroom.

Topics of Expertise:

The Social Construct of Technology

eLearning: Best Practices


Writing Techniques

Diversity in the Workplace

Work/Family Balance

Social Media for Professional Use

Classroom Technology

Personal Development

Jameelah is currently a coordinator for Teaching, Learning and Academic Excellence and a Social Science instructor for  Texas Women's University, where she develops and teaches both in-class and online courses. She has been instructing at the college level for more than a decade, previously teaching both computer science and computer information technology courses.


Inequality: A Complete Critique (2021 in progress)

White Spaces (Sociological Text) (2019)

Stop Waiting Little Book of Affirmations (2018)

Stop Waiting: How Putting off My Dreams Nearly Wasted My Life (2018)

Stop Waiting! Gratitude Journal (2017)

Re-SET: A Novel (2017)

The Crystal Locket: A Novel (2015)

Low Places: A Fearless Tale of Redemption (2012)

How to Survive Financial Aid: For the First-Generation College Student (2008)

Co-Authored (In-progress)

The Life and Adventures of Maia with Dr. Eeul Elliot (UT Dallas 2016)


“Ask the Expert: Race and Ethnicity”​, “Why Sociology?”​
Ra’oof, Jameelah. 2017. publication date Feb 1, 2017 publication description”Sociological You”​ Whitworth and Thompson publication description

“Ask the Expert: Chapter 10.” In SociologicalYou: NextGen Introductory Sociology. Ra’oof, Jameelah. 2017. Thompson, Angela and Keith Whitworth. Fort Worth, TX: United Instructors and Textbook Authors Co-op. Retrieved Feb. 1, 2017