Join hosts Kelvin and Tom for a consideration of the need across higher education to collaboratively wage a campaign of accuracy to repair the damage done to the reputation of online education during the remote instruction response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Student evaluation of instruction is often contentious. In this episode, guest Dr. Barbara Zorn joins hosts Tom and Kelvin to share findings from a data mining research study of end of term evaluations from 60,000 online courses. Research in this area guides our field in using these evaluations effectively.

In this episode, join Kelvin and Tom for a discussion of how “blended” is likely to permeate higher education institutions far beyond the bounds of blended learning course design. Ponder the opportunities afforded by blended campus workplaces and blended co-curricular experiences in the post-COVID era.

Stakeholder communications are especially important during a crisis. What do you do when communications are misinterpreted? Hosts Kelvin and Tom talk through COVID-era communication strategies. This episode is the sixth in a mini-series of monthly “field reports” offering collegial advice in getting through the current era of “remote teaching” necessitated by COVID-19.

Tom and Kelvin talk through giving voice to and gathering data from all faculty and student constituents to evaluate effectiveness of remote instruction. This episode is the fourth in a mini-series of monthly “field reports” offering collegial advice in getting through the current era of “remote teaching” necessitated by COVID-19.

Hosts Tom and Kelvin discuss how to carry out a strategy of offering a higher proportion of well-designed online courses each semester. This episode is the third in a mini-series of monthly “field reports” offering collegial advice in getting through the current era of “remote teaching” necessitated by COVID-19.

In this episode, hosts Kelvin and Tom note the student success benefits of learning analytics initiatives and consider thoughtfully the appropriate roles for human decision-making in such initiatives. Students, faculty, advisors, and administrators are just some of the humans who can be empowered by analytics.

Preparing faculty to successfully teach online can be challenging and lonely work, especially if you are a part of a small team of instructional designers. In this episode, hosts Kelvin and Tom unveil a set of free, open-licensed resources designed to make online faculty development easier and less lonely.