SubscribeRSS FeedItunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneInConnect@topcastnow (Use #topcastnow)Email Topcast Get More TOPcastEpisode 73: Field Report #6: “Message-Infused” Communications During COVIDEpisode 72: Pro Tips on Vocal Care for FacultyEpisode 71: Field Report #5: Finding Flexibility for F2F This Fall: The BlendFlex ApproachEpisode 70: Student Access to Digital Materials During COVID and BeyondEpisode 69: Field Report #4: How Are We Doing? Hearing Everyone’s Voices Through Data View AllPosted on September 8, 2020September 8, 2020 by Jonathan PizzoEpisode 73: Field Report #6: “Message-Infused” Communications During COVIDAbout 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 | RSSDownload Transcript: [PDF]Episode 73 Show Notes:Episode Synopsis via TwitterView complete list of episode highlights via TwitterCoffee LinksSpirit-Infused (Bourbon) Coffee from Fire Department CoffeeFire Department Coffee (Rockford, Illinois)Content LinksFrom 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 LinksMailbag Clip from “Miracle on 34th Street”Extra Special FeatureVideo Version of This Episode! (Includes “socially distanced” recording by Tom and Kelvin)Like what you see? Tell the world!