Well, it is Friday before classes start during a pandemic. Needless to say, this semester’s preparation has been unique. This morning, I came across this Tweet on setting up your home office/classroom. https://vimeo.com/andrewishak/zoomprof Moreover, it was in a thread from the #ChronicleofHigherEducation article one what the ‘best practices’ are with regard to interacting with students … Continue reading Are you ready?
Well, let me start out by saying it is indeed a unique time. A unique and weighty time. We need to balance public health with economic viability. Education is going through a rightly-forced transformation, but without the empirical data to support whether the new all-online system will work for the majority of students. And while … Continue reading Governing through Covid-19
It doesn't have to be perfect! In fact, it needs to be as good as it needs to be in order to meet your class objectives with your students. No need for all the bells and whistle. We are in triage mode; do what it takes to get to the finish line. This is how … Continue reading It Doesn't Have to be Perfect
https://youtu.be/euBRY9WddlE firstname.lastname@example.org This is a video I recorded to encourage faculty to complete a survey so that we know more about what their needs are at this moment in time. No makeup, hair not done, definitely not business attire.... or even business casual! I had just completed an hour-walk to check on some constituent issues … Continue reading Transitioning to Online Teaching