I googled “mental health support for instructors so they can support students” and all the hits provided information on how instructors can support their students’ mental health. Many articles I read mentioned supporting the mental health of any student, not just their own. Of course, few will argue this point and it is what all … Continue reading First step in caring for students’ mental health: Care for your own.
I was kind of proud of the advice I gave an instructor, let’s call him Rutledge, today. The advice, he said, pulled him out of a shallow rut (where he shouldn't have been on his birthday), A student, let’s call him Ted, in his class insists on using profanity with every comment, and every comment … Continue reading Give students a voice to resolve classroom disruptions
Why is being a Learning Designer (or Educational Developer, or any other of the dozen or so synonymous titles) tricky business? Go have a conversation with one and find out. They would love to speak with you, especially if you are post-secondary faculty.