The silver linings in the COVID pandemic? Two educators’ musings

Laurel Tien, PhD (c), Teaching & Learning Commons Educational Consultant Leeann Waddington, EdD (c), Manager of Learning Technology and Acting Senior Manager of Education Development As we collectively slow down and enter into the next phase of the COVID pandemic, our attention is drawn to discussions of the impact on our individual and collective psyches—and…

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December 4, 2020 | by

Introductory and community-building discussions in online courses

This blog post was originally written by Dr. George Veletsianos, a professor at Royal Roads University and Canada Research Chair in Innovative Learning. We would like to thank Dr. Veletsianos for allowing us to repost his blog. Link to original post: https://www.veletsianos.com/2020/09/11/introductory-and-community-building-discussions-in-online-courses/ Link to Dr. Veletsianos’ Twitter: https://twitter.com/veletsianos The beginning of the (unique) Fall semester…

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November 6, 2020 | by