Online Teaching, Online Learning

Welcome to the Wabash Center's blog series:

Online Teaching, Online Learning

 

Questions about teaching and learning online are common across higher education. This blog series explores questions about online teaching and learning. Ten bloggers explore such topics as community formation online, effective language instruction at a distance, online course design, diversity in online learning contexts, and so on.

Sign-up to receive email alerts when new blogs are posted

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to receive announcements of new postings.

Sign up for our eNewsletter to receive timely announcements of Wabash Center programs.

Select an item by clicking its checkbox

As faculty become more adept at the online learning experience (of necessity for many; reluctantly for some) many lament the loss of the classroom experience. There is a real sense of loss in not being together with students in the classroom, seeing faces, engaging in discussion, flipping through that awesome ...

Giving constructive feedback to students is one of the most powerful pedagogical functions a teacher can provide for learners. Yet, teachers often are reluctant to provide feedback for various reasons, like the fear of coming across as critical or the risk of hurting someone’s feelings. But the fact is ...

We are early into this novel and challenging COVID semester and starting to get feedback on the (for many) new modes of teaching and learning—namely, online/virtual experiences. One message from students is that they are feeling overwhelmed with keeping up or “figuring out” the LMS or the online ...

I have a confession to make. When everything moved online in the spring I detested everyone in every Zoom class and work meeting in which I participated. Okay, I didn’t quite detest my students and colleagues, but there was great resentment there. I hated working from home. Always have. ...

Regardless of how one may feel about online learning (now, during COVID-19, thrust upon us, the willing and unwilling), admittedly it is now a vital and critical academic and professional skill. Helping students become proficient in online learning has arguably become as important as mastering academic content in whatever discipline ...

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!