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PA031: Special Edition from the Online College Success Podcast

4/10/2017
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On this episode, we discuss the 10 things you need to consider when thinking of going to college. The answers are not always as obvious as they seem. The post PA031: Special Edition from the Online College Success Podcast appeared first on Professional Adjunct.

Duration: 00:33:50


PA030: Think Like a Coach

1/26/2017
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Coaches do almost all their teaching through feedback. Yes, grading is a requirement that must be done. However, grading is a minimal part of feedback. Dr. John Orlando gives an insider’s viewpoint taking us through the process of effective feedback. The post PA030: Think Like a Coach appeared first on Professional Adjunct.

Duration: 00:49:30


PA029: Goal Setting: From S.M.A.R.T. to S.M.A.R.T.E.R.

1/19/2017
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It’s that time of year when we tend to set new goals for the new calendar year. Even though it is mid-year in the academic year, this is a good time to reflect, refresh, and restart those resolutions through goal setting. We just went through Michael Hyatt’s 5-day program “Best Year Ever.” Backed by current highly credible research, this took us through three phases of goal setting that reviews the past, considers the present, and looks to the future. You can check it out at...

Duration: 00:18:44


PA028: It’s Time to Make a Change-Exposing Feedback Assumptions: Interview with Dr. Kristen Wall

1/12/2017
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The post PA028: It’s Time to Make a Change-Exposing Feedback Assumptions: Interview with Dr. Kristen Wall appeared first on Professional Adjunct.

Duration: 00:44:33


PA027: What Has Changed and What to Expect for Online Teaching

12/8/2016
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The post PA027: What Has Changed and What to Expect for Online Teaching appeared first on Professional Adjunct.

Duration: 00:28:43


PA026: Recording Videos for Your Classes Pt 2

12/1/2016
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This week, we continue our discussion on recording videos for our courses. According to Jim, one of the most important things that goes into your welcome video is a bit about who you are and why you love to teach. Beth says this helps to put a human face on the instructor of the course and helps to create an atmosphere of being approachable. The post PA026: Recording Videos for Your Classes Pt 2 appeared first on Professional Adjunct.

Duration: 00:40:08


Happy Thanksgiving!

11/23/2016
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The post Happy Thanksgiving! appeared first on Professional Adjunct.

Duration: 00:02:02


Happy Thanksgiving!

11/23/2016
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Beth and I just want to spend a minute wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. We are truly thankful for the opportunity to do what we do, and you are a big part of that. We will be back on December … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:02:02


PA025: Recording Videos for Your Classes

11/18/2016
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This week we discuss some of the things that go into recording videos for our classes. We begin by asking the question why videos. Jim makes the comment that if you do only one video for your course, make it … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:33:56


PA024: Reflecting on the Past Interviews and the Teaching Professor Technology Conference

11/4/2016
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Over the past four weeks, we have shared with you four interviews we recorded at the Teaching Professor Technology Conference held in Atlanta. On our show this week, we reflect on these interviews and discuss some of the ways we … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:39:02


PA023: The Illusion of Rigor, an Interview with Dr. Ike Shibley

10/28/2016
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A common thought from instructors is if we make learning so easy for the knowledge to get into the brain, maybe we’re doing the students a disservice. Dr. Shibley’s response is, “My job as a teacher is to help students … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:24:49


PA022: Creating and Managing Successful Online Faculty Learning Communities, An Interview with Dr. Jennifer Goode

10/21/2016
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In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Goode to discuss the opportunities provided by Faculty Learning Communities (FLC’s), an established method of small-group faculty development. She addresses the challenges in managing them, including participation, commitment, follow-through, and focus on … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:31:07


PA021: Leveraging Technology to Maximize Teaching Effectiveness, An Interview with Dr. Jean Mandernach

10/14/2016
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On this episode, we sat down with Dr. Jean Mandernach at the Teaching Professor Technology Conference and discussed leveraging technology to maximize teaching effectiveness. We also discussed her presentation, “One Size Doesn’t Fit All” and “Pedagogy First,” a tool to help instructors select the most appropriate instructional technology for their class. According to Dr. Mandernach, one area that adjunct faculty struggle with is time management. She discusses how using time management...

Duration: 00:38:56


PA020: Copyright and Universal Design for Learning, An Interview with Dr. Thomas J. Tobin

10/7/2016
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When it comes to copyrights, do you know the difference between material you create for your class and material you are contracted to create for a class? Who owns the rights to that material? According to copyright law, can you use a student’s paper as an example in future classes? These are some of the questions Dr. Tobin answers in our interview conducted at the Teaching Professor Technology Conference this past weekend in Atlanta, Georgia. According to Dr. Tobin, there are four things...

Duration: 00:55:24


PA019: A Discussion on Academic Integrity

9/30/2016
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When it comes to plagiarism, do you use the Carrot or the Stick? On this episode, Jim and Beth discuss the issue of plagiarism and how best to deal with it. At one point, Beth asks the question, as instructors, are we a gatekeeper or a bridge-builder? Rather than jumping immediately to punitive actions when we discover plagiarism in a student’s work, perhaps we need to examine the circumstances and take action on teaching how to avoid it and building on the importance and value of giving...

Duration: 00:45:56


PA018: Using Media in Our Classes

9/23/2016
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Technology can be a distraction if it is not used properly says Assistant Professor Jeff Hammond of Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado. We met with Professor Hammond to discuss his presentation, “Instructional Design Strategies for Informational Media Presentations” which will be presented at the upcoming Teaching Professor Technology Conference, in Atlanta, beginning September 30th. In our conversation, he brings up some interesting questions about the use of media and...

Duration: 01:17:38


PA017 Online Synchronous Sessions

9/16/2016
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More and more colleges and universities are using ‘Live Chats’ and ‘Virtual Office Hours’ to connect with students. On this episode, Jim and Beth review the article, “Build Community, Extend Learning with Online Synchronous Sessions” by Rob Kelly, published on Faculty Focus on March 14, 2014. For several years, Jim has used ‘Live Chats’ in his classes and adds insights based on his experiences. To read the original article, go to...

PA016: An interview with Dr. Oliver Dreon

9/9/2016
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On this episode, we talk with Dr. Oliver Dreon, the Conference Chair of the Teaching Professor Technology Conference. In the first half of our conversation, Dr. Dreon talks about the upcoming conference and what makes this conference different from others. We also talk about how technology is changing how we teach and how students learn. In the second half of our discussion, Dr. Dreon talks about his Preconference Workshop, Level Up: Including Game Elements in Your Online and Face-to-Face...

PA015: Avoiding Burnout

9/2/2016
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The potential for burnout is something in which we must all be aware. According to Dr. Oral A. Waldo, “It takes at least 3x the time and energy to recover from burnout than to prevent it.” On this episode, we discuss ways to avoid burnout based on Dr. Waldo’s article “The 3 ‘Rs’ – Relax, Reflect, and Regroup.” To read the original article, go to http://content.onlinejacc.org/article.aspx?articleid=2432966. We hope to see you at the Teaching Professor Technology Conference September 30...

Duration: 00:38:28


PA014: Efficient and Effective Grading

8/26/2016
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On this episode, we discuss the article “Ten Tips for More Efficient and Effective Grading” written by Victoria Smith, PhD, and Stephanie Maher Palenque published in Faculty Focus on February 2, 2015. We discuss practical ways to apply these ten tips based on our experience, such as using a bank of comments, frontloading feedback, attitude and approach, and avoiding surprises. To read the original article, go to...
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