As a woman working in technology for my entire career ( almost 20 years), it’s been an amazing journey. I’ve had the opportunity to reflect on my first year working in technology and offer advice that may help others.
In this knowledge economy there is a need for a sophisticated set of skills. Learning is a modern day entrepreneurial survival tool, especially given today’s fast-paced and ever-changing landscape. It can go beyond simply company culture and staying on top
Live online teaching is an alternative to face-to-face teaching or asynchronous online teaching. It enables instructors to connect with students synchronously without the restrictions of a physical classroom. Web conferencing software can be used to deliver lectures, hold seminars, or facilitate study
Use Skype to extend your classroom by inviting experts to join remotely. Many instructors invite professionals into their classrooms to add diversity to the discussion and dialogue. Introducing students to professionals in their field of study is one way to
Many professors are creating their own multimedia content for their classes. Multimedia content comes in many forms, with the most popular being video content. However, the definition of content in this context is very narrow as it refers to the
Student video assignments can save class-time for discussion and add a rich learning dynamic to presentations. In many project-based courses, one or two class sessions are reserved for students to deliver presentations on their projects. These presentations take place live
Earlier this spring, I participated in an author series panel at Teachers College, Columbia University to discuss online teaching and learning in higher education. The panel was moderated by Steven Goss who is the Vice Provost of Digital Learning and
We live in an age where college classes are no longer taught exclusively in classrooms, but rather as a combination of onsite and online learning. In this post, I’m going to share an overview of the blended learning approach to
Just a quick post to let folks know that the book I’m co-authoring with Ted Bongiovanni will be published by Routledge in June 2013. If you’re at Sloan-c, visit us on Thursday for our presentation: The savvy online student: Setting
It’s that time of year where faculty are planning their fall courses. In you planning, consider collecting feedback from your students at least twice throughout the course. It’s good to do this in a formal way through a simple survey.