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

Exiting my comfort zone and making the magic happen

As with most everyone coming away from a conference, my head was spinning with new ideas after being inspired by so many interesting and experienced presenters and facilitators. There was one item that spoke to me most, it was the two circles, “Your comfort zone” and “Where the magic happens”. Reflecting upon our successes, this is … Continue reading Exiting my comfort zone and making the magic happen

SpaceX launches StarX in a Tesla: Where’s the neutrality?

OK, I agree, there is very little to be critical about the recent SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch, but I would like to make one observation that may have just been an oversight: Why couldn't the Tesla navigator, StarMAN (who can't be seen inside a spacesuit) be named the not-so-catchy but neutral StarPerson, or StarGoer, or … Continue reading SpaceX launches StarX in a Tesla: Where’s the neutrality?