In this episode, I had the pleasure to speak with Dr. Michael Luchs, Associate Professor in the Mason School of Business at the College of William & Mary. Michael has won numerous teaching awards for his engaging and innovative approach to student learning. He is also the Director of the Jim and Bobbie Ukrop Innovation and Design Studio at the Mason School. We explore how he uses an approach to design thinking to engage his students in creative problem solving and innovation.
In this episode I had the please of speaking with Dr. Barbi Honeycutt, Director of Graduate Teaching Programs at North Carolina State University. In this capacity, she leads a team who provides support, training, and resources for graduate students representing all colleges within the university. She is also the founder of Flip It Consulting, leading a team of colleagues facilitating workshops around the country to support educators in creating engaging learning environments. We discuss Barbi's approached to flipped learning - one in which the students are at the center of the design process.
In this episode I had the opportunity to discuss the process and importance of intentionality in online course design and development with April Lawrence, Senior Academic Technologist at the College of William & Mary. We discuss some of the key differences, opportunities and challenges in shifting from face-to-face to online or hybrid teaching. April offers a practical, but substantive three-step process to design online learning experiences.
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In this episode, I'm thrilled to be joined by Dr. Todd Zakrajsek (@ToddZakrajsek on Twitter), Associate Professor in the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill School of Medicine and Executive Director of the Academy of Educators at UNC. Todd is the co-author of two books - The New Science of Learning: How to Learn in Harmony with Your Brain and the soon-to-be released Teaching for Learning: 101 Intentionally-Designed Educational Activities to Put Students on the Path to Success. Todd is a dynamic speaker and experienced faculty developer focused on high-yield, practical ways to enhance teaching practice. In this episode we discuss strategies to engage students in large classes.
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I'm Mark Hofer, a Professor of Education and Co-Director for the Center for Innovation in Learning Design at the College of William & Mary. I share research and practice on teaching in higher education.