In remote teaching, it’s easy to forget that students are real people. Here’s why connecting early and often with them is vital, and how to do it.
Advocacy for a fully online semester seems to own the ethical high ground right now. But at what cost to our neediest students?
Academe’s emergency shift to remote instruction has been toughest on faculty members who tended to resist digital tools. Here’s how one such “resister” coped.
It’s time — right now — for better communication from administrators about the pandemic fallout on campuses at this very moment, for the summer, and in preparation for the fall.
Job candidates with the misfortune to be searching for tenure-track positions this year or next will need as many career options as they can get.
Many faculty members are already exhausted by “live” teaching online. It’s time to embrace asynchronous instruction.
Amid the uncertainties created by the global pandemic, what our doctoral students may need more than usual is structure.
Thanks to Covid-19, a lot of us are leading virtual class discussions for the first time, and finding it’s all too easy to lose some students in the process.
Plenty of untenured faculty members are worried about how their teaching during the Covid-19 crisis will be judged and ranked in the months and years to come.
Although we are in the midst of the pandemic, we can’t delay looking ahead.
Two simple exercises — assigned before and after classes were disrupted by Covid-19 — have helped a professor keep his passion for teaching alive.
In the early weeks of a global catastrophe like Covid-19, it’s best to accept that the world has changed and reimagine yourself and your work within it.
You learned a lot about social distancing when you wrote a dissertation. That experience can help you get through this pandemic crisis.
It’s not a matter of if, but rather when, you will need to rethink things like grading, due dates, assignments, and your definition of “rigor.”
Six steps for quickly (and realistically) moving your teaching online, with the goal of maintaining as much continuity as possible.