Although blended learning isn’t a new model, 2020 caught many students and lecturers by surprise by having to adapt to fully learning and teaching online.
Suddenly, you were expected to tweak your lesson plans, overhaul your assessments, and keep your students engaged, while getting to grips with new software and delivering the same quality of education as before, this time from your living room. Sounds familiar?
With that in mind, we put together some resources and advice to help you deliver on your online teaching commitments and boost online class engagement.
Head to our online teaching hub for practical resources and expert advice on how to make the most of the opportunities and overcome the challenges of online teaching and working in a post-COVID world.
Many of our study skills books come with online resources to help with teaching such as PowerPoint slides, class materials and videos to increase student engagement and keep screen fatigue at bay.
Questions about teaching online? This post on SocialScienceSpace answers all your pressing questions, from tools and basics and to meeting student needs and course requirements, by bringing together free resources drawn from social and behavioural science.
Dr. Linda Bloomberg shares practical insight and actionable advice to help you and your students succeed in an online environment.
In this video, online learning expert, Dr Tom Chatfield, and instructional designer, Elspeth Timmans, debate key questions and share their top tips for teaching remotely.
We’re aware that with online interactions and pressure to provide students with the support they need, achieving work-life balance might seem more challenging than usual.
So before you go any further, check this newsletter by authors of How to be a Happy Academic, Bailey Sousa and Alex Clarke, for valuable insight and free resources on how to deal with strain and plan for better work-life balance in 2021.