#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, 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”

#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 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”

A Textbook Case of Distance Learning

by Kieran J. Lindsey 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 been usedContinue reading “A Textbook Case of Distance Learning”

Remote, Not Distant

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”

#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 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”

Preparing to Pivot

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”