Tag Archives: Coronavirus

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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What are the lessons from your organization’s crash course in working remote?

Many of us – in business, government, education, and non-profit organizations – have gotten a crash course in working remotely the past few months. Remote work comes in a variety of styles: Fully or mostly remote workers – “virtual company” … 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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Higher Education and the pandemic: Zoom to the Rescue?

Will Zoom keep higher education running during the Covid-19 outbreak? Zoom seems to be the answer from every university, as they announce a physical shutdown for the semester due to the coronavirus pandemic. I understand why. I am a big … Continue reading

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