Introducing The Skills Agenda.
Maybe – but the key question for colleges and universities is not the balance between online and face-to-face teaching, but survival.
What the rapid shift to remote delivery has shown us about the value of compassion.
Whether I am in a studio or lecture hall, in-person or online, what matters most is that I teach clearly and precisely so that students can incorporate the benefits of the class material for themselves.
In her final column for University Affairs, Dr. Riddell asks, how do we restore balance in higher education? We need to listen.
Being told your voice is too feminine, or too accented, lays bare what scholars already know: the important link between voice and power.
Ensuring equitable and quality education, as well as effective and efficient evaluation of student learning are among the imperatives identified for this disrupted academic year.
Remote teaching, half-empty residences and virtual orientations will mark this year’s return for most students.
A professor who loves the classroom goes online – and finds its virtues.
Use the supports available at your institution, accept the idea that students know what works for them and share your ideas with your peers rather than reinventing the wheel.
Seek instructional help from colleagues, be honest with your students, be generous to yourself and others. We’re all in this together.
The paper published in the Canadian Journal of Higher Education reveals a range of approaches and offers suggestions for improvement.
Self-reflections are another kind of metric, one that can create space for us to think carefully about our mission and mandates as teachers.
Based on a recent survey, both faculty and administrators agree that pedagogical strategies are needed for teaching online.
These centres have proven they are not mere “support” units but are crucial to the university’s mission.
Together we can transform for the better if we can model purposefulness and empathy – and avoid saying everything is great when it isn’t.
We searched the literature and consulted our colleagues from across the country for innovative approaches and resources.
Online teaching requires learning new skills, as well as acknowledging the types of audiences they are attempting to engage.
We need to recognize that teaching remotely is far more complicated than simply putting content online.
With expertise in flexible, modular training through online delivery, CE units are helping to steer their institutions through the chaos of COVID-19.