Resources shared at session by participants
Below are the real-time responses that participants had during the live session on April 22, 2016 at the OLC Innovate 2016 conference.
Your answers to the questions posed in the session
What are your favorite podcasts?
- Radio Lab
- The Education Gadfly
- Stuff You Should Know
- Ones on leadership
- Never really listened to podcasts
- This American Life
- Books on the Nightstand
- Research in Action
- Elise gets crafty
- Teaching in Higher Ed
- Smart Tech
- New to podcasts
- Stuart McLean from CBC
- Steve Ditto for tech demo
- Grammar Girl
What else is important re: knowing thy teaching philosophy?
- Encourages reflection
- Teaching isn't telling
- Know your learning philosophy
- Knowing the students whose education you are facilitating.
- As Palmer says, “we teach who we are.”
What else is important re: being kind to our students?
- Be clear about expectations up front
- Helps them enjoy learning
- listen to them
- They come to you for a way to improve their lives. Don't be an obstacle
- Listening to who they are, not only what they say
- Life sometimes interferes with school.
- Gauging the distance between where the student is and where you hope to take them with SLOs.
What else is important re: leveraging the power of the mind?
- Get enough sleep
- Creating an environment where students feel both supported and challenged.
- Giving opportunities to do so
- Understand memory cues and forgetting barriers. Also, understand brain wave theory.
- Identifying learning preferences can open new approaches to learning for a student
- dDeep processing. Can be said – Think (deep processing) Space (space sessions – Pomodoro sessions) Test (self-test – chance to get it wrong)
Questions not addressed during session
How long has the podcast been running?
Since June 2014.
What is your favorite podcast?
That's way too hard a question. You should see my podcast queue at the moment. There are some that I listen to listed below, but each time I look at the list, I want to add some more.
Bain, K. (2012) What the best college students do.
Brookfield, S.D. (2015) The skillful teacher: On technique, trust, and responsiveness in the classroom.
Duarte, N. (2008) Slide:Ology: The art and science of creating great presentations.
Seldin, P. and Miller, E.J. (2008) The academic portfolio: A practical guide to documenting teaching, research, and service.
- Sli.do (thanks to Mike Truong from Azusa Pacific for telling me about it)
- Teaching in Higher Ed
- Coaching for Leaders
- Some of my favorite podcasts (a bit out of date: I would add Very Bad Wizards, and of course Serial to the list now)
- Ideas for where to start with Teaching in Higher Ed episodes from 2015 (part 1, part 2, part 3)
- Start your own podcast with help from The Podcast Answer Man
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