online learning in a hurry Guest episode 11 – Robin derosa and Martha burtis – stick to the mission

I was very fortunate to get TWO wonderful people on for this episode. Both Robin DeRosa and Martha Burtis come to visit to talk about how we need to stick to our principles through this process. We can’t get distracted by ‘going online’ and forget what we are doing university for. Follow a plan. Stick …

online learning in a hurry guest episode 10 – Laura Gibbs blogging in education

Laura Gibbs visited us today to share her experience with almost 20 years of blogging with students online. Here is one of the sites that Laura talked to us about http://mythfolklore.net/. Header image is from Reclaim Hosting – an excellent company to work with if you are looking for internet hosting. This blog is hosted …

online learning in a hurry guest episode 9 – angela gunder thinking of your learners as heroes in their own learning journey

Angela came today to talk to us about how to think about our learners journey through our classes. We can think of them all taking the same journey to the same material to the same outcome. Not very compelling. What if we thought of their journey as something they could impact and enjoy? We also …

online learning in a hurry guest episode 8 – Maha bali – WOrking with students in informal spaces

Maha Bali came to talk to us today to talk about working with students in informal spaces. The conversations in those spaces can be a way to connect to your student and to allow them to connect with each other. This can be an essential component to the well-being of your students. Media source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coworking#/media/File:Toong_Coworking_Space_in_Hanoi.jpg

online learning in a hurry guest episode 6 – alec couros

Alec Couros came to chat today to talk about how we need to think about the reality of student’s living in their houses while we’re teaching them. This both presents the possibility for sharing, but also brings all the challenges of people’s home lives to the classroom. Students are people. Plan ahead.

Online Learning in a hurry Guest Episode 4 – with Autumm caines – MORE EQUITABLE VIDEO CALLS

This post is an addendum to my guest appearance with dave on 4/6/2020; the Online Learning in a Hurry episode about equitable video calls. Much of my thinking on this has been influenced by my work with Virtually Connecting and our approach to Intentionally Equitable Hospitality. In the rush to put all of our courses …

online learning in a hurry guest episode 3 – Clarissa Sorensen-Unruh – Trust your stem students

You should just trust your STEM students. Sure, a small number might cheat, but why punish the good students because of the actions of a few. Clarissa also talked about how to make your science classes a caring and rich learning environment. Also some very interesting discussions about Stacey Lowery Bretz’ article challenging the value …