About Episode 29: Blended learning is still around and going strong! Tom and Kelvin are joined by blended learning expert Dr. Norm Vaughan as they consider, from a faculty perspective, how to partner for better-designed blended learning. Download Transcript [PDF, RTF] Episode 29 Show Notes: Episode Synopsis via Twitter View complete list of episode highlights …

The following audio recording is raw footage of an interview Dr. Kelvin Thompson conducted with Dr. Norm Vaughan for TOPcast: The Teaching Online Podcast. An earlier interview is featured in TOPcast episode 29. (A phone buzz re-directs the flow of this follow-up conversation, but the dialogue is still rich with content and will be interesting …

The online classroom environment can sometimes cause students to feel isolated, both socially and cognitively. Digital storytelling creates a framework that can bring the online classroom to life, energizing social-cognitive dynamisms, and promoting a more authentic sense of community in the virtual teaching and learning space.

About Episode 23: Join Tom and Kelvin as they identify principles useful in addressing questions and assumptions of those outside of online education. Think of this as articulating a value proposition or making an elevator pitch. This episode contains a segment from The Tavis Smiley Show with grateful permission. Download Transcript [PDF, RTF] Episode 23 …

About Episode 16: How do we see to it that the design and teaching of online courses are of the highest quality possible? In this episode join hosts Kelvin Thompson and Thomas Cavanagh as they dig deeper into the practicalities of ensuring high quality online courses. Download Transcript [PDF, RTF] Episode 16 Show Notes: Please …

About Episode 4: Blended learning can combine the best features of online and face-to-face. Join hosts Thomas Cavanagh and Kelvin Thompson as they extend their previous discussion about blended learning into concrete strategies for designing effective blended courses. Episode 4 Show Notes: Please find various show notes and resources below. Episode Synopsis via Twitter View …

About Episode 3: Blended learning can outperform online and face-to-face courses but is sometimes overlooked as an institutional strategy. Join hosts Kelvin Thompson and Thomas Cavanagh as they consider both the pedagogical and institutional benefits of blended learning. Episode 3 Show Notes: Please find various show notes and resources below. Episode Synopsis via Twitter View complete …

About Episode 2: Online teaching and learning research has evolved over the past couple of decades. Join Tom and Kelvin for this episode’s discussion of the findings emerging from the on-going inquiry into online teaching and learning practice. Episode 2 Show Notes: Please find various show notes and resources below. Episode Synopsis via Twitter View complete …

About Episode 1: In this episode, join hosts Tom Cavanagh and Kelvin Thompson as they explore the deceptively simple question: “what is online learning?” With an eye toward clearer communication and institutional effectiveness, Tom and Kelvin unbundle a number of concepts and labels associated with online learning. Episode 1 Show Notes: Please find various show notes …