Category Archives: pedagogy

Empathy during pandemic: Masking your feelings?

In my previous post, Online versus in-class instruction is not really our choice for Fall, I made the argument that the face-to-face regime for college classes derived from CDC guidelines is far from the traditional in-class instruction that we are … Continue reading

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Online instruction versus the Pandemic version face-to-face: a follow-up

At the urging of my daughter who has been active on Medium for some time, I posted my follow up to my previous post on that platform instead of here at WordPress. If you are interested in seeing the Medium article … Continue reading

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Online versus in-class instruction is not really our choice for Fall

I am starting my fourteenth year as a professor at a residential university in a bucolic rural setting. I enjoy relatively small classes and the resulting opportunity to really get to know many of my students. Our discussions are more … Continue reading

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Zooming – A progress report on the move online!

So far so good! The students seem to like having a weekly class session. (See left) Group sessions with the instructor seem to actually go better online than they do in class. I think we can concentrate better without the … Continue reading

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New Student #Blogs – Check them out!

The students in my Wintermester Social Media Marketing class are on a blog sprint. They are supposed to produce 8 posts and build some sort of audience in only 3.5 weeks for a blog about their passion! Why not check … Continue reading

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It is hard to do the #Flip! How much have you flipped??

I have been inspired to flip my classes, to move lectures and readings to outside the classroom…. and close the laptops and do hands-on projects in class. Even though I have been working to flip my classes for 3-4 years, I would estimate that they are only about 40-50% flipped!!! How much have you flipped?? Continue reading

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