On this website I share essays about topics I enjoy writing about, including thoughts about how to effectively teach and learn online, the latest EdTech apps, tools, and services I’m trying, and personal reflections on what it means to identify as an academic who no longer works in “The Academy”.
This post is for anyone who is going to teach live courses with tools like Zoom or Microsoft Teams and focuses on how to teaching live courses effectively video. 1st: Prepare to Positively React to Technological "Fails". You will experience technology fails (perhaps some epic ones!) and that's 100% ok. Your students will experience some too. Perhaps your webcam, or theirs, will get stuck, or won't turn on (or off), your mic won't work, or there will be some crazy audio feedback. How you react...