Category Archives for Education

Episode 6 | Should you Give a Mid-Term Survey

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Today’s podcast episode covers the question of whether you should administer a mid-term survey in your online course. As you can probably guess, I’m a big fan of the mid-term survey. I go over some of the reasons why in the episode. If you’re curious to see what my mid-term surveys look like, you’re welcome to […]

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Episode 5 | Loving our Students

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Image by Ben_Kerckx via PixabayMy apologies for the podcast silence over the past few weeks. I’ve been out of town! Here is an episode I had hoped to publish last week, just in time for Valentine’s Day, with a few thoughts on loving our students even when it’s not easy to do so. If you […]

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Episode 2 | Humanize your Instructor Bio

Thinking of You Podcast

Today’s episode is all about humanizing your instructor bio. I also share some feedback and comments on the first episode of the podcast. You can listen and subscribe below.  I hope you’ll feel inspired to take a look at your own bio after listening. I updated mine today and realized that it listed the wrong department […]

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Trailer | About the Thinking of You Podcast

Thinking of You Podcast

I’ve started a podcast called Thinking of You! I’ll be putting out short Q&A episodes relating to teaching online. You can check out the trailer episode below to hear why I chose the podcast title, and you can subscribe here. It should be available on most of the major platforms soon. Have a Question about Teaching […]

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Course Tour: Pathophysiology

Image b BarbaraALane on Pixabay. Used under a CC-0 licenseI always think it’s fun to get a peek at the inner working of other peoples’ courses. I got a question recently about how to incorporate student choice into courses, so I thought I’d record a short course tour with an focus on how I have […]

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Top 10 Tools for Learning – 2018

Image by artyangel on Pixabay. Used under a CC-0 licenseEvery year, Jane Hart compiles a list of the top tools for learning. People are invited to submit their top 10, and she compiles all of them into a big list of several hundred. I missed the deadline this year, but thought I’d write mine up […]

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What Does it Mean to be Student-Centered?

Image by Olga_968 on PixabayThere was a discussion at MUIH a few weeks about what it means for faculty to be student-centered. I couldn’t make it due to some technological problems, so I wanted to jot down a few thoughts on the topic. To me, being student-centered begins with your own beliefs and conceptualizations about students […]

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Using PeerWise as a Teaching Tool

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What is PeerWise?​PeerWise is a free tool that guides students in creating multiple choice questions. They can also answer, rate ​for quality and difficulty, and comment on their peers’ questions anonymously. Students can view their peers’ comments and modify their questions as needed. Questions are searchable and can be tagged. PeerWise is gamified and assigns […]

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