Subscribe RSS Feed Itunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn Connect @topcastnow (Use #topcastnow) Email Topcast Get More TOPcastEpisode 84: The Value of Engaging with Our CommunityEpisode 83: Re-thinking Synchronous for the Post-COVID EraEpisode 82: Fostering Large Scale OER AdoptionEpisode 81: Technology Adoption as Enabling the “Right Thing”Episode 80: “Carism” in Leading Online Learning Teams View All Posted on September 8, 2020September 8, 2020 by Jonathan PizzoEpisode 73: Field Report #6: “Message-Infused” Communications During COVID About Episode 73: 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. Podcast Recording https://media.blubrry.com/ucf_topcast/p/cdl.ucf.edu/staticfiles/topcast/topcast-673.mp3Podcast (teaching-online-podcast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:53 — 30.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS Download Transcript: [PDF] Episode 73 Show Notes: Episode Synopsis via Twitter View complete list of episode highlights via Twitter Coffee Links Spirit-Infused (Bourbon) Coffee from Fire Department CoffeeFire Department Coffee (Rockford, Illinois) Content Links From Pew Charitable Trusts: “College Students Want Their Money Back. It’ll Be Tough to Get It.” From Expert Institute: “More Than 70 Universities Sued for Refunds Following COVID-19 Campus Closures” In Inside Higher Ed: “August Wave of Campus Reopening Reversals” Communication Examples from UCF“Distance Learning” Webpage about Quality Online Learning at UCFModalities Video: “Types of Courses at UCF” Tom’s “Distance Learning” 5 minute Q&A YouTube videoVideo: Student Virtual Forum on Fall 2020 (Cued to Online Cost Question)Student-produced Video from UCF Honors Students: “Important Things and Stuff: Class Modalities” Steven Crawford’s Tweet on the Agricultural Basis of AlcoholTOPcast Episode #1: “What is Online Learning? Definitions, Boundary Objects, and Baggage” TOPcast Episode #67: “Field Report 03: Carrying Out a ‘More Online Every Semester’ Strategy” TOPcast Episode #71: “Field Report 05: Finding Flexibility for F2F This Fall: The BlendFlex Approach” UCF Job Postings (Mentioned in this Episode) Director of Instructional DesignFull-Time Faculty Instructional Designers (Will post direct link soon. Search for “instructional designer”) Just for Fun Pop Culture Links Mailbag Clip from “Miracle on 34th Street” Extra Special Feature Video Version of This Episode! (Includes “socially distanced” recording by Tom and Kelvin) Like what you see? Tell the world!