How new faculty hires can prepare for an uncertain first semester on the job, and how department chairs can help.
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.”
Adapting a course for a digital environment forces you to ask yourself why you’re doing a particular pedagogical thing — and then to rethink it.
A good intro course is, most emphatically, not a content-driven information transfer. It’s more like a well-curated collection.
It turns out online teaching and learning isn’t inherently better or worse than the face-to-face variety — just different.