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#43 – Virtual Bon Voyage (Summer Shorts)

Exploring distant cultures and places, and meeting new people is one of the most mind-expanding things you can do — and a great education tool. Dan provides an update on his experiment with incorporating virtual exploration and in-person study abroad.  [Access Full Episode and Show Page]

SEASON THREE – RECENT EPISODES

#41: Virtual Experiential Learning

Dan and Kieran revisit the ideas shared by our Episode 40 guests for incorporating virtual content into experiential learning activities, including study abroad and other field trips.

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#40: www.globetrotters.edu

Faced with university travel bans and course rosters full of students who were counting on study abroad programming and credit hours, Karen Edwards and Sandy Strick of the University of South Carolina, and Tori Ellenburger of Australia’s Deakin University, shifted gears from globetrotting to web surfing with barely a tap on the clutch pedal.

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I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn. ~ Albert Einstein

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#19: De-Tooling BIO Lab

Look past the equipment in an academic wet lab classroom — the pipettes, autoclave, centrifuge, DNA sequencer, gel and blot imaging station, incubators, microscopes — and what’s left? UC Irvine Associate Teaching Professor Pavan Kadandale had to ask himself that very question regarding his upper-level undergraduate molecular biology lab when the University of California System moved to all-remote instruction…

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#15: Field & Screen

With video conferencing fatigue taking a toll on students and faculty alike, what better time to consider adding some physically active assignments to your syllabus?  Our guest for this week’s episode, Jim Egenrieder of Virginia Tech, provides inspiration and tips for integrating Field & Screen. 

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#23: Anatomy of a Lesson

It’s summertime, and the living is… well, easier than last year, at least.  With the start of a new academic year on the horizon, a mere two months and change away, we decided this is the perfect season for an episode that begins to explore the choreography of moving from learning objectives to lessons to assignments that will resonate…

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