I am asking myself this question and I hope the internet hivemind can help assess the situation. Let me outline why I think the question is worth asking. I am gaining more clarity on the… Read More »How will new online MBA courses disrupt Business Schools?
A key insight from conversations with experienced and aspiring educational content creators on YouTube is about developing an online presence. Is it similar to on stage presence – just digital? Yes and No. So many… Read More »How to sharpen your online teaching presence
You have to give a presentation online via Zoom. You know that a good presentation gets better with interaction. How can you pull it off with the polling feature in Zoom? A Zoom poll keeps… Read More »Using the polling feature in Zoom to stand out
Part 3: Asking Questions Let us imagine you are teaching. A good session gets better with student engagement and student interactions, right? Once you get started, how do you keep sustained attention? Just like in… Read More »How you can start your online meeting like a PRO 3/3
Part 2: THE FIRST MINUTE Yesterday, I wrote “How you can start your online meeting like a PRO”. Now, here is what PROs do when they admit the participants from the waiting room into the… Read More »How you can start your online meeting like a PRO 2/3
Start before you start. You can start your online meeting anyway you want. But I’ve seen how a few pros are starting theirs, and thought I summarize it here. The start matters, because after all, how… Read More »How you can start your online meeting like a PRO 1/3
Spaced repetition, part I In high school, I had an English teacher. He was strict. Few liked him. Every week, he made us fold and tear a piece of paper into 32 rectangles. He would then dictate the… Read More »What to write on your flash-cards is more important than you think.
Spaced repetition, part II Can spaced repetition be indoctrination in disguise? If teachers are the ones defining what must be learned, then the quality criteria for what goes onto the flashcards must be high. The choice of content should be… Read More »A firewall for your brain