Digital Inclusion Week Campaign

I'm replacing this Tuesday's tip post with an update on my community-engaged students' second major project: the Digital Inclusion Week Campaign (hosted by NDIA). If you read my "So You Want to Teach a Service Learning Course?" post, you know I've been teaching two CE sections this semester. I also wrote briefly about what my … Continue reading Digital Inclusion Week Campaign

Teaching Tip Tuesday: Changing Course Mid-Semester

While most of us aren't quite mid-semester yet, I'm already facing a decision to backtrack on a key component of my course design. I mentioned teaching CE courses in a pandemic was hard, right? We've all likely experienced some version of pivoting in the past 1.5 years thanks to said pandemic, but have you ever … Continue reading Teaching Tip Tuesday: Changing Course Mid-Semester

10 Tips for Virtual, Synchronous Participation

I was actually going to write about a different topic this week, but in a recent meeting a colleague mentioned how fatigued she was because her virtual synchronous sessions were basically all black boxes with the same four students participating each time. This particular colleague is up for a pretty rad teaching award this year, … Continue reading 10 Tips for Virtual, Synchronous Participation

A “Less is More” Feedback Model for Online Writing Intensive Classes

Last semester I was asked to help facilitate a short workshop on strategies for providing feedback on low-stakes work in online writing-intensive (WIT) classes. It seems the pivot to online instruction has left faculty overwhelmed with the amount of written feedback they think is necessary in an online class. I should mention that *most* of … Continue reading A “Less is More” Feedback Model for Online Writing Intensive Classes

The #DHattheCC Project: Digital Humanities Needs Community Colleges

Check out my guest post on Teaching Pals' Pedagogy and American Literary Studies blog. I'm writing about our #DHattheCC movement and my experiments using DH in the community college classroom.  After attending the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute on Implementing the Digital Humanities in Community Colleges last summer, I was determined to try … Continue reading The #DHattheCC Project: Digital Humanities Needs Community Colleges