One of the hurdles experienced by many instructors in higher education is the practice of hiring based on a graduate degree in one’s subject matter but which isn’t necessarily accompanied […]
Professional development plays a critical role in improving the teaching and learning environments of the diverse students we serve in the California Community College system. To put it plainly: teaching […]
Accessibility is an important part of teaching online and, at times, it can benefit students, as well as faculty. Early on in my career at MiraCosta, I recall watching a […]
The great pivot of Spring 2020 provided the opportunity for distance educators to contribute their specialized knowledge and experience throughout their institutions. At the same time, we were also challenged […]
Like most everyone else, it seemed as if everything I knew changed overnight when COVID-19 hit in March 2020. My everyday schedule, which consisted mostly of going to school – the […]
One of my earliest memories is sitting on the couch, pillows on either side for support, as I held my baby brother. I can remember putting my lips to his […]
The typical California community college online student is often managing quite a lot. Today’s environment is proving how difficult it is for students who are now expected to function almost […]
As more courses are taught online, educators must transform their traditional assessments or risk exacerbating equity gaps through the use of online proctoring.
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Now, more than ever, we must center our teaching practices on one thing: we all are humans who are teaching and learning from a place of trauma.
Moving from Synchronous to Asynchronous Online Instruction When you need to quickly shift from teaching in a physical classroom to teaching online, it may seem natural to stick with your […]
Recordings of live ConferZoom sessions are sometimes used to allow students to watch a missed class session, to review an earlier session, or shared with a future class. Depending on […]