Life and Work while Teaching Online
#137: How Radical Depersonalization Can Improve Your Teaching
Have you ever felt attacked by a student’s feedback about your teaching? Learn how radical depersonalization can help teachers better understand the needs of students and even help get to know students better.
#136: How to Navigate a Career Change in Online Education
Is it time for a career change? Learn about crafting a strong narrative about your career, building a network and being ready to negotiate.
#135: Gratitude and Its Role in Online Learning
In this episode, APU’s Dr. Bethanie Hansen delves into the many facets of gratitude and how to reach and teach online learners about gratitude.
#129: How to Write a Conference Proposal
Part of learning and stretching is sharing your knowledge. Learn about the benefits of presenting at a professional conference and tips on preparing a conference proposal.
#128: What Fuels You as an Educator?
What motivates you to keep teaching? In this episode, APU’s Dr. Bethanie Hansen discusses tools to assess your true drive and how to track the impact you’re having as an educator.
#125: Three Steps to a Great Online Teaching Routine
Teaching online can be time consuming and seep into instructors’ personal time. Learn tips for planning a strong work routine.
#122: Find Your “Why”: What Drove You to be an Educator?
How do you find meaning in your life and work? Learn why it’s important for educators to identify their “why” to help get through challenging times.
#119: Managing Vacation Time While Teaching Online
Is it possible to take a vacation while also teaching an online class? Learn strategies to manage the classroom while away for a short amount of time.
#116: Online Classroom Management: Boss or Leader?
Learn the difference between managing the online classroom like a boss or like a leader. Which is better for online educators?
#113: How Reflective Practices Can Help Students Learn More Deeply
Reflective practices can help students retain information. Learn how journaling and other reflective practices can help students “think about their thinking.”
#112: A Guide to Dealing with Challenging Students in the Online Classroom
Online educators sometimes face challenging students who disagree with a grade or are argumentative in the classroom. Learn how to deal with such conflicts.
#107: Managing Sick Time or Emergencies as an Online Teacher
You never know when emergencies or illness may strike. Learn tips to help online educators prepare for unexpected absences, illnesses, or other emergencies.
#104: Tips to Recognize Burnout and Overcome Overwhelm
Learn the signs of burnout including exhaustion, cynicism and inefficacy and ways to rebuild your emotional strength, manage your energy, and find satisfaction in your work again.
#103 Podcast: Insight from Leading the Way in Online Higher Education
While offering online courses was a new endeavor for many institutions of higher learning, APU has been doing so for 30 years. Learn from President Dr. Kate Zatz about continuous improvements to technology and working to foster connections with students in an online environment.
#102: Preparing to Teach Your Online Class with Peak Performance, Part 2
Focusing on personal wellbeing can help educators reach their peak performance. Learn tips to help plan ahead for wellbeing to maintain energy and enthusiasm.
#101: Preparing for Peak Performance in Online Teaching: Part 1
Teaching online can be challenging. Learn how educators can reach their peak performance using these preparation tips.
#82: Be Present: Best Practices for Authentic Teaching Online
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#80: Social-Emotional Learning
This content was first provided at APUEdge.com. Teaching children during a pandemic, whether...
#79: Three Steps to Stress-Free Online Teaching
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#77: How to Say “NO” When You Teach Online
How to Convey a Positive “No” When Teaching Online This content first appeared on APUEdge.com....
#73: Starting a Reflective Practice Can Help You Grow as an Online Educator
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#72: A Quick Guide to Blended Learning for Online Educators
This content first appeared at APUEdge.com. Teachers and trainers can develop effective blended...
#71: 7 Best Practices for Online Teaching
Teachers can be successful teaching online by adopting best practices to help them prepare and...
#69: 10 Leadership Principles to Refresh Your Teaching Career
This content was first posted at APUEdge.Com Teaching online can sometimes get stale or...
#68: Entrepreneurial Ideas and Concepts for the Online Educator
Online teachers must be innovative and creative in order to keep online classes relevant, fresh,...