Natalie B. Milman, Ph.D. Profile picture
Professor & Director, online Educational Technology Leadership Program, George Washington University. Interested in all things tech. She/Her/Dr Tweets R my own.
Aug 23, 2020 6 tweets 3 min read
1) IHE colleagues with #remotelearning students-it's imp to reach out to students in states affected (or who will be) by #CaliforniaWildfires #TropicalStormLaura #HurricaneMarco. It may not be something you're accustomed to doing unless you live in the same area/are affected too. 2) Having supported #onlinestudents through many natural & human made disasters, we've found it helps to reach out to students *proactively* to let them know we care & to share our contact info, encourage them to reach out if we can be of any help, & to ask them to check in...
Aug 22, 2020 16 tweets 6 min read
1) Motivating students to #ReadtheSyllabus is always a challenge. Admittedly, it's not the most engaging part of most courses. There are welcoming and engaging ways to *design* them. Here are some strategies such as creating: 2a) a decolonized syllabus - see @yvettedontlie: yvettedechavez.com/blogs/news/its…
Jul 23, 2020 9 tweets 3 min read
1) Are you creating instructional videos for your courses? A recent study by Mayer, Fiorella, & Stull (2020) have useful design principles to consider incorporating: link.springer.com/article/10.100… #edtech #id #instructionaldesign #remoteteaching #onlineeducation 2) tl;dr (or can't read b/c you don't have access to the article)--here is a brief summary:
Apr 29, 2020 14 tweets 4 min read
1) Here are a few more HyFlex model resources: Beatty, B. J. (2019). Hybrid-flexible course design: Implementing student-directed hybrid classes (1st ed.). EdTech Books. Retrieved from edtechbooks.org/hyflex 2) Leijon, M., & Lundgren, B. (2019). Connecting physical and virtual spaces in a HyFlex pedagogic model with a focus on teacher interaction, Journal of Learning Spaces, 8(1). Retrieved from pdfs.semanticscholar.org/13c0/3e367e72c…
Mar 21, 2020 14 tweets 4 min read
1) Due to misguided calls for research comparing #emergencyremoteteaching with #onlineeducation -here are a few resources emphasizing that teaching and learning are too complex to make such simplistic comparisons, as noted previously by @steph_moore, @veletsianos, @michaelmgrant 2a) Clark, R. E. (1983). Reconsidering research on learning from media. Review of Educational Research, 53(4), 445–459. "The point is made, therefore, that all current reviews of media comparison studies suggest...
Mar 10, 2020 5 tweets 3 min read
1) Here are a few #COVID19 resources for #families with #children: 2) National Child and Traumatic Stress Network (@nctsn) "Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope
With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)" nctsn.org/sites/default/…
Mar 10, 2020 11 tweets 7 min read
1) Here's a beginning thread of #HigherEducation associations' & organizations' #InstructionalContinuity #DisasterPreparedness #COVID19 #COVID2019 resources: 2) Let's start with Coronavirus (COVIDー19) Response from @OLCToday, @QMProgram, @UPCEA, and @wcet_info: upcea.edu/coronavirus-co…