How taking another look at your online content can help you redefine your face-to-face classes.
If I asked you to list the most important things any class could have, what might you say? Personally, I imagine Socrates asking questions and guiding students along to a pre-determined and yet (somehow) fresh and transformative conclusion.
Dr. Carolyn Speer Schmidt leads Dr. Porcaro and Dr. Perry on a deep dive discussion into what it means to have “parity” between online and face-to-face classes. Along the way, they discuss student engagement, quality classes, and a few other topics. This week’s podcast is a great roundtable discussion on some of the most important issues in online education.
This week, Carolyn talks with Dr. Mark Porcaro, the Executive Director of Online Learning at Wichita State, about issues related to parity.
One of my biggest fears teaching online is feeling out of touch with my students. Specifically, I worry about not noticing or understanding their needs. In a face-to-face classroom, it’s easy for me to notice a struggling student, or for a student to approach me after class about their needs in my classroom. In an