'Schar Conversations' Podcast
As higher education is compelled to pivot to remote teaching and learning, faculty members and students require new skills. In this series of enlightening video podcasts, Schar School professors, staff, and scholars will explore best practices while examining—and questioning—their own methods for successful and humane distance teaching and learning.
- Episode 1: Making the Switch to Online Teaching
Join host Rob McGrath and Schar School professors Delton Daigle and Heba El-Shazli as they discuss experiences and strategies in switching to online teaching in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics include the benefits of asynchronous design and accessibility of content delivery.
- Episode 2: Being Intentional with Online Teaching
Rob McGrath hosts Schar School colleagues Bonnie Stabile, Eric McGlinchey, and Sheldon Edner for a discussion on intentional course design. Other topics include the virtues of editing lecture content for online delivery and the distinction between graduate and undergraduate learners.
- Episode 3: Student Experiences of the COVID Transition to Online Learning
Rob McGrath hosts Schar School undergraduate government and international politics majors Fatiha Tabibipour, Sasha Silva, and Sally Kishi for a recap of the COVID-19 Spring semester from a student perspective. Topics include lessons learned from the transition to better prepare students and faculty for an uncertain Fall.
Schar Conversations Podcast Team: Delton Daigle, Heba El-Shazli, Bassam Haddad, Mariely Lopez-Santana, Robert McGrath, Matthew Scherer
Those interested in joining the conversation may contact Bassam Haddad at email@example.com, or any of the team members listed above (see the faculty directory for contact information).