In this week’s episode, Mike Truong and I discuss teaching in the digital age.
Guest: Mike Truong
Director, Office of Innovative Teaching and Technology at Azusa Pacific
Mike provides vision, strategy, and leadership for faculty development, instructional technology, and online education at Azusa Pacific. Prior to coming to APU, Mike was a founding faculty member at the University of California, Merced, where he helped establish its Center for Research on Teaching Excellence and the Merritt Writing Program.
In our instant and very distracted culture … it’s critical to learn how to pay attention.
As faculty, we need to find ways that force us to slow down.
I try to prioritize in-person interactions over virtual ones whenever possible.
It is a real discipline to turn off our devices … the default is to be connected all the time.
- Visit APU’s Office of Innovative Teaching and Technology and check out the section on blended learning.
- Article: From Showroom to Classroom: Advancing Technology in Education
- Book: Hamlet’s Blackberry* by William Powers
- Book: Now You See It* by Cathy Davidson (Cathy was featured on TIHE episode 28: How to see what we’ve been missing)
- Book: Alone Together* by Sherry Turkle
- Book: Reclaiming Conversation* by Sherry Turkle
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