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 instruction experience, and think about how to prepare for various teaching contingencies in the fall. What better time to talk with an experienced educator on the front lineContinue reading “#6: From Campus to Cloud”
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 teaches educational and racial equity.
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 as they prepare to switch courses to remote instruction.
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, sharing some of the things we’ve tried and continue to use in class. We’re hoping listeners will follow our lead and help us make this a conversation byContinue reading “#3: Connecting the Dots”
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 connect and manage virtual groups. We’ll begin with a two-part conversation; we’re calling this episode Community Values, and in Connecting the Dots we’ll share specific strategies we’ve usedContinue reading “#2: Community Values”
by Kieran J. Lindsey, PhD I’d like to introduce you to an educational tool you think you already know well. Your perception originates from the fact that this tool has been used in almost every class you’ve ever taken as a student and, if you’re an instructor, this tool or a variation thereof has beenContinue reading “A Textbook Case of Distance Learning”
by Daniel J. Marcucci, PhD COVID-19 has unexpectedly forced thousands of college instructors to pivot from classroom to cloud. Perhaps you’re one of the thousands of educators who has years of experience teaching face-to-face but limited or no experience with online instruction. If so, we offer three broad considerations as you re-frame your course forContinue reading “Remote, Not Distant”
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 community and conversation, so let’s connect! Share your thoughts and ideas with us by joining our Wired Ivy LinkedIn Group, or by tweeting us @wiredivy. CITATIONS AND REFERENCESContinue reading “#1: Welcome to Wired Ivy”
by Kieran J. Lindsey Many universities, especially the larger ones, have scheduled a full slate of training sessions to help faculty who’ve never taught remotely get up to speed. These offerings will likely include topics such as: Learning Management System (LMS) orientations Remote conferencing service orientations (for live-streaming lectures) Introduction to instructional design Accessibility considerationsContinue reading “Preparing to Pivot”