Episode 6

Episode : Solving the Puzzle

In this episode, Anne and Steve are joined by Natasha Burke, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Fordham University who shares her experiences as an instructor and researcher making the transition to online while trying to support to her students and stay connected to her work in these challenging times.

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Show Notes

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

Fordham Community Mental Health Clinic

Learn more about our guest, Natasha Burke

Episode 5

Episode 5: Learning to Swim

In this episode, Learning to Swim, we are joined by Eva Badowska, the Dean of Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Associate Vice President of Arts and Sciences at Fordham University who shares her thoughts about facing challenges, making choices and maintaining connections.

A captioned version of this episode is available on YouTube.

Show Notes

Regular and Substantive Interaction: Backgrounds Concerns and Guiding Principles

Joseph Aoun, Robot Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Joan Beder, “The Loss of the Assumptive World

Cathy Davidson, The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in Flux

Bruce Lee: Be Water, My Friend

Episode 4

Episode 4: We Validate Before We Challenge

In this episode, Anne and Steve are joined by Jeffrey Ng, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services at Fordham University. Jeffrey shares his thoughts about how we can be supportive and kind to each other and ourselves during these turbulent and uncertain times.

A captioned version of this episode is available on YouTube.

Show Notes

Linda Barry, The Sanctuary of School. Check out her Interview on NPR.

Nancy Boyd-Franklin, Rutgers University

Harry Harlow’s Rhesus Monkey Experiment

Additional Reading

Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC): Virtual Learning Guide

College Made them Feel Equal. The Virus Exposed How Unequal Their Lives Are. by Nicholas Casey, New York Times, April 8, 2020.

Zoom Exhaustion is Real. Here are Six Ways to Find Balance and Stay Connected. by Steve Hickman, Mindful, April 6, 2020.

Episode 3

Episode 3: Your Ability Not Your Circumstances

In this episode, Anne and Steve are joined by Rafael Zapata, Chief Diversity Officer, Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Fordham University. Rafael shares his thoughts about how to care for our students, our colleagues and ourselves and how it is important to be curious.

A captioned version of this episode is available on YouTube.

Show Notes

Kevin Gannon, Radical Hope @TheTattooedProf

Sara Goldrick-Rab, The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice @saragoldrickrab

Alfred Lubrano, Limbo @AlfredLubrano

Anthony Jack, The Privileged Poor

Episode 2

Episode 2: How Do You Read the Zoom Room?

We discuss the limits of live sessions, teaching asynchronously and those practices from the classroom that might be implemented online.

A captioned version of this episode is available on YouTube.

Show Notes

Two collaborative teaching strategies are mentioned in this episode, these are Jigsaw and Fishbowl.

Cathy Davidson’s concept of “exit tickets” is also discussed.

Episode 1

Episode 1 : It’s Okay to Look Like a Potato on Zoom

In this, the inaugural episode, Anne and I discuss our strange, new reality. We talk about teaching online from home, serving our students the best we can and how to stay connected to our love of teaching as we struggle to redefine our classes and rethink our practices.

A captioned version of this episode is available on YouTube.