The standards for face-to-face class accessibility are evolving and codifying through practice and legal action. To ensure that you are always providing the most accessible course you can, make sure to evaluate your delivery methods and decisions on a regular basis.
Over this past academic year, I have had the pleasure of being part of the Online Faculty Fellows. As part of this experience, we were trained on Quality Matters standards and process for ensuring quality online courses. The training modules and group discussions were impactful, not only for online courses that I am developing but
How taking another look at your online content can help you redefine your face-to-face classes.
Come join my presentation “Get the Right Tools for the Job” tonight at 5:00 pm in the Pike Room in the Rhatigan Student Center. We’ll discuss the most vital tool, your resume, how social media can be a tool for you, rules to follow for content creation, and how to clean up your social media pages.
Are your online students civil? What does it mean to be civil in an online course?
Dr. Vinod Namboodiri and Carolyn discuss the pros and cons of three class delivery methods: online, hybrid, and face-to-face. Find out what Dr. Namboodiri would choose if he had to pick just one of those for his own teaching!
In this blog I summarize my experiences of teaching classes in various delivery formats (online, blended/ flipped/ hybrid and face-to-face) and the relative strengths and weaknesses of each. Teaching or taking a class in a certain delivery format can sometimes be a choice, and I hope that sharing my experiences may help some of you to make a better choice as instructors or learners.
We sat down with Dr. Danny Bergman, Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction. Right off the bat, Carolyn challenges Danny on his observation that face-to-face discussions are more “authentic” than online ones. Where do you stand on this issue?