I am fully aware that some of you may not have the ideal space or internet connection at home to participate in a remote class to the extent you might wish. I am committed to working with you all as we take these precautionary steps.While we should certainly draw on experience … [Read more...]
This is an opinionated collection of thoughts gathered and collected through 5 years of teaching online classes in several online platforms. These thoughts are built around a 15-person classroom, which is where we have the most experience. However, any of the limitations that are present in a 15 person classroom are going to be greater in a larger classroom. (I … [Read more...]
Class meetings that are conducted online provides students the opportunity to have a robust online learning experience. Not only are these meetings robust to whatever challenges the campus might be facing at the time (political unrest, wildfires, viral outbreaks), but more importantly, meeting online can be especially effective at creating small-group breakout opportunities that provide unique learning opportunities for students.