Productive Online And Offline Professor (eBook)
A Practical Guide
de Stachowiak e Talbert
Sobre o livro
What does it mean to be a productive professor inhigher education? What would it feel like to have more peace and productivity?To have nothing fall through the cracks? The Productive Online and OfflineProfessor is written for today's busy higher education professional. Through an exploration of what it means to make work meaningful, this bookoffers practical strategies and tips to support higher education professionalsin efficiently managing and effectively using a wide range of technologies andproductivity tools.Higher education instructors will find this guide helps them to fulfill theirteaching roles with excellence and to build engaging relationships withstudents while also successfully managing other priorities in theirprofessional and personal lives.The Productive Online Professor assists those who teach online and blended courses with managing their personal productivity. Faculty are often expected to provide support and feedback to learners outside of normal work hours in non-traditional classes. Programs that are designed with more asynchronous content may cause faculty to perceive that it is difficult to ever press the "e;off button"e; on their teaching.The author offers guidance and suggests software tools for streamlining communication and productivity that enable faculty to better balance their lives while giving rich feedback to students.Part1 addresses the challenges in defining productivity and presents a workingdefinition for the text.Part 2 describes the ability to communicate using both synchronous andasynchronous methods, along with ways of enriching such communication.Part 3 describes methods for finding, curating, and sharing relevant knowledgeboth within one's courses and to a broader personal learning network (PLN).Part 4 examines specific tools for navigating the unique challenges ofproductivity while teaching online. It includes ways to grade more productivelywhile still providing rich feedback to students.Part 5 shares techniques for keeping one's course materials current andrelevant in the most efficient ways possible.The Productive Online Professor is a practical guide for how to provide high quality online classes to diverse students. This book shares specific technology and other tools that may be used in charting a course toward greater productivity. It is intended to be a professional resource for fulfilling our roles with excellence and joy, while managing other priorities in our personal and professional lives.