Mar 25, 2020
We lighten our loads and learn to be present with our students as host Kevin Patton continues sharing lessons learned from his own failures and successes in moving from on-campus to distance education. A supportive voice for a troubled time.
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0:07:46 | New Skills for New Situations
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0:23:53 | Being Present
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0:34:29 | Leaner Is Meaner
0:43:10 | More Tips
0:59:27 | Facing the Lion
1:04:17 | Staying Connected
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Good teaching cannot be reduced to technique; good teaching comes from the identity and integrity of the teacher. (Parker Palmer)
Another 19 tips in this episode, adding to two previous episodes on how to quickly move our on-campus course to remote instruction.
If we are using web meeting software or webinars, this gives a great opportunity to develop professional skills for students to carry with them through to their careers.
20: Keep your lab coat handy.
21: Teach students web meeting/webinar skills
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Being present is always important, but especially now.
23: Be accessible
25: Think about faces. But not too much.
26: Help students navigate campus-wide changes and community resources
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Less is more is a start. But really, even less is even more. And asynchronous is better than synchronous.
27: Even less is even more
28: Forget seat time
29: Look at stuff
30: Stay inside your LMS
31: Audio/video feedback
32: Snippet library
33: Wear your customer-service hat
34: Open an office
35: Resist Jedi mind tricks.
36: Build a team
37: Face the lion.
38: Cross disciplines
39: I am not alone.
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