EPISODES

 
SEASON 3:  SEPTEMBER 2020 – AUGUST 2021
#29: Activist Educators
September is a great time to look at our syllabi, course designs, our delivery strategies, and our degree programs with fresh eyes.  Often, when we undertake this kind of review, …
#30: Ocean Onliners
As universities attempt to turn away from the remote emergency instruction of 2020 and return to seat-based classes, here at Wired Ivy we’re taking a decidedly contrarian approach. Since everyone …
#31: Teaching in a Time Warp
Time is the raw material of our days.  On the one hand it is precise and predictable. The clock chimes hours into equal measures.  But on the other hand it …
#32: Virtual Versus Non-Virtual (Footnotes)
Now that the majority of higher education faculty have had at least some experience with virtual instruction, returning to a physical campus has caused many academics to ponder how to …
#33: Sharing Screens & Skills (Footnotes)
The classic structure of formal education is built on a one-way flow of information, from teacher to student. Since most educators' experiences as learners followed this conventional format, from K …
#34: Learning Literacies (Footnotes)
In Episode 30 – Ocean Onliners, our guest Elizabeth Sanli offered perspectives from both sides of the virtual podium – she teaches online courses for Memorial University – Newfoundland and …

SEASON 2:  SEPTEMBER 2020 – AUGUST 2021
#14: Role Rehearsal
The curtain is rising on another academic year — admittedly it's odd one. Season 2 of Wired Ivy opens with an exploration of the Socratic method* for the virtual stage, …
#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 …
#16: Community Composition
Whether the subject matter is undergraduate poetry or graduate creative nonfiction, a writing class would appear, at first glance, to be almost perfectly suited to the virtual classroom. Everyone knows …
#17: Growth Edge
I think sometimes people take for granted that face-to-face is more rigorous but I know my outcomes are more intentional. There's a lot of prep work that goes into online …
#18: Virtual Speaks Volumes
Artists are trained to look, to examine the world from different perspectives, to notice the smallest detail and appreciate the big picture. Maybe that’s why sculptor, installation artist, and Professor …
#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 …
#20: Innovative Learners (Alumni Panel)
In March 2020, Wired Ivy dropped its first episode, just as the Covid-19 pandemic was closing university campuses around the world. As we enter our second year of podcasting, we've …
#21: Missing the Table
As higher learning moved into the Fall 2020 academic term, it became clear the Covid-19 pandemic would continue to impact all professors, whether they were seasoned veterans or newly minted. …
#22: Math Snippets & Stories
Thanks to a year in which online instruction became the unexpected but necessary standard practice in higher ed, our community’s assumptions about what subjects can be taught without the physical …
#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 …
#24: Chart a Course to Everywhere
There are many reasons to create academic programs that can reach students who are unable to travel to campus. Maybe you'd like to expand the audience for an existing in-person …
#25: Time is on My Side (Summer Shorts)
Welcome to Wired Ivy… Summer Shorts! I'm Kieran, and today we're going to explore time and relativity as they pertain to teaching synchronous, asynchronous, and self-paced courses. …
#26: No Teacher is an Island (Summer Shorts)
Welcome to Wired Ivy… Summer Shorts! Dan here. Are you ready for some island time? Sometimes you just want to get away. And if you’re teaching online …
#27: Everything Old is New Again (Summer Shorts)
The new academic year seems like an opportune time to ask… are online, asynchronous, and hybrid strange new teaching strategies, or are we simply using new terminology to describe familiar …
#28: Slicing the Creative Pie (Summer Shorts)
Technology is disrupting academia in many ways, including the question of who owns course content and other intellectual property. Duplication of digital resources is easy to do and difficult to …

SEASON 1:  MARCH – AUGUST 2020
#1: Welcome to Wired Ivy
This introductory episode is a chance to explain the Wired Ivy project and introduce ourselves and it’s also our invitation to you to become part of this …
#2: Community Values
In Season 1, Wired Ivy will lean into online communities — their contribution to better learning outcomes, their benefits and challenges, as well as creative ways to …
#3: Connecting the Dots
Last week, we talked about the value of virtual learning communities to help students and faculty feel engaged and supported. Now we're shifting from theory to practice, …
#4: A Quick Pivot
Wired Ivy’s own Kieran Lindsey, whose experiences in online higher education include time as a graduate student, an instructor, and currently as program director, has seven questions new-to-online faculty should …
#5: Newly Minted
Olivia Marcucci offers her perspectives as a newly minted PhD who accepted a full-time faculty position with the Johns Hopkins School of Education's online Doctor of Education program, where she …
#6: From Campus to Cloud
Now that many institutions have closed the book on their spring term, educators may finally have some time to catch their breath, reflect on the emergency remote …
#7: Studio Matters
Moving a lecture from face-to-face classroom to virtual conferencing is a pretty straight-forward conversion. That doesn’t mean the switch is seamless or ideal, but it is feasible. …
#8: Anytime, Anywhere
Michael Carey, chair of the Department of Organizational Leadership in the School of Leadership Studies at Gonzaga University, discusses how leadership is learned through an online curriculum, as well as …
#9: Two-Way Street (Alumni Panel)
Throughout this first season of Wired Ivy, our conversations with faculty and program directors have centered on the role of virtual learning communities and our efforts to …
#10: What’s Your Name? (Summer Shorts)
Welcome to Wired Ivy… Summer Shorts! Kieran here with some thoughts on what we call teaching and learning that takes place outside of a brick-box classroom. When …
#11: Sync or Swim (Summer Shorts)
Welcome to Wired Ivy… Summer Shorts! Dan here, with a suggestion for swimming in the ocean of online learning. It’s summertime.  For my four-year old grandson that …
#12: Coming Up for Air (Summer Shorts)
Welcome to Wired Ivy… Summer Shorts! Dan here. How long can you hold your breath? For 20 million years sperm whales have had the largest brains on …
#13: Remix (Summer Shorts)
Does the room where it happens always have to be a room? Which room was once the only option. Here’s my proposal: There’s now an arsenal of content delivery options …

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