Online Education: Areas of and for Research

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Hello everyone! Hope you are doing well. A friend of mine and I recently completed a book chapter on anxiety and vulnerability in online students and how, as online instructors, it is part and parcel of our job to help ease (vs. exacerbate or contribute to) this anxiety. Digging into the current distance education research for this… Read more »

A “Book Club” Approach to Online Course Delivery

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There are myriad ways to effectively deliver one’s course online. So many technologies, options, platforms, and methods exist that give instructors options for engaging and assessing their students virtually. With time and experience, we eventually figure out which one works best for us, our subject area, our school, and our students. Today, I thought I’d share… Read more »

The Four Questions Approach: Another Tip for Writing Strong Discussion Questions for the Online Classroom

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A couple of weeks ago, our weekend email featured an article on how to craft strong discussion questions and focused on creating “Questions Without Answers.” Given that so many folks are transitioning their courses online in the wake of COVID-19 social distancing efforts and may be considering the asynchronous classroom option, I wanted to follow… Read more »

New Year, New Semester!

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Hello AdjunctWorld community! And happy New Year! The year 2020 is bringing with it a new look to our AdjunctWorld weekly newsletter and, for many of us, a brand spanking new semester. Starting the semester off on the right foot is something we all aim to do, but how exactly do we do it? I found… Read more »