Tuesday February 9th, 2021 Water Blog

ON-LINE LECTURES

 

I have been on sabbatical in 2020 and therefore I am only starting to give online lectures to my students. It is a steep learning curve, but I am embracing the challenge! Today I gave my first LIVE lecture.

What I find is, that as I prepare on-line material I am reading and reading. It is a little like when I first started teaching in 1994. I would reference so many sources that are available and get totally distracted – however interesting – the video recording could be a Hollywood movie – for the length of time it is taking.  And I must add – editing is a whole other thing!

I really can see the value of blended teaching – if quality is good. But I prefer the classroom, with a chance to walk among the students and chat about the topics. I commend the students that leave their screens on and engage in the discussions. I think they are really adding to the new way we teach. Environmental chemistry needs to be in the lab and the field – not on a screen.

A new way of doing things for now, but PLEASE let me back into the classroom soon.

Previous Post
Monday February 8th, 2021 Water Blog
Next Post
Wednesday February 10th, 2021 Water Blog

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Fill out this field
Fill out this field
Please enter a valid email address.
You need to agree with the terms to proceed

Menu
X