Posts Categorized: resources

Teaching ABOUT the Pandemic

photo by Miguel Á. Padriñán from Pexels In this moment, teaching well often feels like working against the constraints imposed by the current COVID-19 pandemic—technology struggles among faculty and inequities among our students, finding ways to keep your course accessible to everyone now that it’s remote, trying to keep class interactive without being face-to-face, etc. And yet… Read more »

What We’re Reading: Teaching Online While Keeping Your Sanity and Your Students

illustration by Clare Reid People may be thinking more than usual about teaching online, given the spread of COVID-19 and the possibility that classes may by necessity become temporarily virtual—and great learning can happen in online courses, but only if students stay engaged. Unfortunately, the online space can be one where students more easily disengage…. Read more »

Keeping Class Interactive When You Can’t Meet In Person

As news about COVID-19 continues to develop, we’re talking increasingly about the possibility of online teaching—and of the need for us all to be ready to make that shift. With that in mind, we wanted to highlight Georgetown University Press’ recent Tumblr post “Tips for Teaching Remotely,” which lays out helpful ideas for online and… Read more »

What we’re reading: Co-Creation in Teaching and Learning

illustration by Clare Reid Are teaching and learning things we do to our students, or with our students? Catherine Bovill, a Senior Lecturer in Student Engagement and member of the Learning and Teaching Team at the Institute for Faculty Development at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and currently a Fullbright Fellow at Elon University, thinks… Read more »