Goodbye Remote Teaching, Hello Online Learning

It has been two semesters since instructors were forced into emergency remote teaching, but have we fully transitioned from remote teaching into online learning? Emergency remote teaching is characterised as putting your course content online for students to access, whether they learn is not the primary focus (Schlesselman, 2020). The primary focus in March, 2020 … Continue reading Goodbye Remote Teaching, Hello Online Learning

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10 takeaways from the last semester

I would like to share 10 takeaways from the fall 2020 semester on designing, developing, and delivering online courses. These takeaways reflect on and reinforce what many instructors have already been practicing in their online courses. From what I have experienced as an online instructor and learning designer, the fall 2020 semester confirmed that these … Continue reading 10 takeaways from the last semester

How would you teach someone to ski?

We just went skiing, and I, being a complete beginner, watched others for teaching tips. I stood on the bunny hill watching advanced skiers teach beginners. For ever "lesson" I observed, I saw a different teaching style. I expected there were as many learning styles, too. We can, and should, teach using methods we are … Continue reading How would you teach someone to ski?