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Leadership and Management MPA Online Online Learning

Welcome to Your Brave New (Online) Classroom

By Dr. Kelly Campbell Rawlings, Associate Professor (Teaching) Every day it is becoming increasingly clear that the COVID-19 pandemic is going to have much wider- and longer-reaching impacts on how we deliver and teach our courses. To date, faculty around the world and across universities, disciplines, and departments have been scrambling, with varying levels of […]

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MPA Online Online Learning

A real-time laboratory for learning

By Dr. Tara Blanc, Associate Professor (Teaching) As my spring MPA capstone students were winding up their project reports, questions came up about whether and how to incorporate the real-time impact of the coronavirus crisis into the recommendations students had crafted for their clients. How could they offer any useful insights for their clients about […]

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MPA Online Online Learning

Camera Mode, Off

By Dr. Matthew Wheeler, Adjunct Associate Professor As a professor of online learning for nearly a decade, it took years to build comfort and rapport in our virtual classrooms.  In my initial online classes, I would require all students to turn their cameras on so that I could view their attentiveness and prowess for participation.  […]

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Capstone MPA Online Online Learning

Serving Students in a Remote Classroom

By Dr. Dora Kingsley Vertenten, Professor (Teaching) After teaching online for nearly a decade, the learning opportunities continue to pile on: from students, from colleagues and from life.  Here’s a list of ten online learning lessons that I hold close right now during the pandemic of a lifetime. How you say it matters as much […]