In my hybrid course this term I will focus on one small change which is to add a reference to clients and employers in my rubrics. Why? The classroom can be considered to be removed from the workplace, which is why my rubrics refer to how clients and employers would view students’ work and what … Continue reading My course change may not be big, but it’s small.
Reading Martin Ford’s The Rise of the Robots shook me up a little just like any good book should. The idea that technology, for the first time in history, is taking more jobs than it replaces. Typically, a new automation will shuffle workers into other positions, but those other positions are also being replaced by … Continue reading A necessary need for change in teaching and learning
This information may be strangely familiar to you, and it might be able to help you develop online courses or help others develop their online courses. In the book Who Can You Trust (2017), the author Rachel Botsman dedicates a chapter to the phenomenon of the “strangely familiar” to sell products, services, and ideas. As … Continue reading Online courses need to be strangely familiar for instructor buy-in