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Author: cbosseau

Teaching presence is crucial. As I won’t be physically there I need to think about ways of still being present. If I teach synchronously then I’m there in real time, but at other times I won’t be present . I agree with the idea of  lightweight teaching presence with emphasis on the fact that students work […]

Main points from introduction: Strategic plan (2016): ‘Every core service is digital, Every educator is a digital educator, Every student is a digital student’. First thoughts: I’m not sure this is what I want. Balance is good. Create openings by making distance visible. Methods for Engaged Online Teaching (EOT) Digital traces. What kind of times exist. autonomy, […]

We have never taught online so it’s all unknown to me! 1) how to deal with diverse cohort of students (different learning backgrounds). We had to think about this in face-to-face teaching but now that the students will not be there it seems more difficult. And there are timezones to consider.  Michael has already suggested […]

I must admit I was dreading this course as the move to online teaching is not something that I dreamed about. For me teaching is performing and it only works if I have a live audience (I did Bright Club a few times and really enjoy talking to crowds about what I do!) So it’s […]

The report highlights many ideas that I agree with, such as the fact that ‘education should not be treated like a commodity’ and ‘should encourage creative thought’. However, even if I fully agree with these ideas, I do not think that these ideas are supported by management since in my school programmes are valued not […]

Watching the video I realised that for me teaching is performing, and performing needs a live audience.  This is why I find it hard to imagine myself doing online teaching. However I can see how blended teaching could be an opportunity to try out different things. I particularly like the ideas of podcasts, either having […]


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