Many instructors are teaching online and would like feedback on their delivery of these online courses. The process for peer observation of online courses is similar to the face to face model with a few tweaks.
Reflection is necessary for growth. It helps us identify the gaps in our knowledge, our strengths and weaknesses and confirms our beliefs.
Recently, LC2 discussed communities of practice (CoPs) and how educators are using social media as a form of professional development, interacting with and learning from colleagues around the world. Here we present ten hashtags that every educator who is active on Twitter should know in order to better help them connect with the resources and people that they need.
We have a need for innovative and transformative education in our modern times. Using the creative problem solving process in designing lessons, classes, programs and the college can help meet that need. Understanding and realization of this process is through defining the “problem” or opportunities through exploring data and framing problems, generating ideas, developing solutions, building acceptance of the idea, iterative or cyclical design, visualization and discussion.
We all know TED Talks are great, but there are so many to choose from; searching the site for the best and most relevant ones can take hours. Here are three videos about teaching and learning that we really like at LC2.
Failure is good because allows us to learn from our practice. Developing a new attitude or method of teaching may result in failure. It could also result in a better community of learning.
Failure is good because it leaves us the opportunity to reflect critically on our professional practice. What is reflective practice? How should teachers implement it? Check out our video on Reflective Practice to learn more.