C3-2-1 Newsletter – Spring 2022 Week 6!

I hope you’ll join the first Podcast Club discussion today at 3pm via Zoom. If you haven’t yet listened to this week’s pick, This American Life: Three Miles, join us anyway!

These weekly newsletters feature 3 resources related to teaching and learning, 2 online tips and tricks, and 1 question for reflection.

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(3) Resources

  1. Learn more about the invasion of Ukraine. Thanks to Mia Scavone for forwarding events hosted by UCLA’s Center for European and Russian Studies and the San Diego World Affairs Council. Also, We can’t ignore the darker sides of global unity on war in Ukraine.
  2. Educator Burn Out: Learn what burn out is, why educators are so vulnerable to it, and how building more compassionate institutions can help prevent and heal it with author, Jonathan Malesic. Want to get a sense of what will be discussed before attending? Listen to Teaching in Higher Ed Podcast episode The End of Burn Out.
    Mark your Calendar: Monday, March 14, 2022 at 4pm via Zoom
  1. Spring Challenge: Make small changes to your online classes that lead to a big impact by joining the Spring Weekly Challenges. This week, Lizzette Herrera Castellanos is focusing on Compliance and writing clear expectations.

(2) Tips & Tricks

  1. Did you know that using “Click Here” is not an accessible way to format links? Learn about the different ways to link in Canvas and how to write descriptive link text so that it’s accessible for all your students.
  2. Speaking of links, have you ever wanted to create a nifty looking button? Instructional Designer, Nadia Khan, has a great YouTube tutorial for Creating Canvas buttons.

(1) Question

  1. Do we influence our students as much as our students influences us?
    Bidirectional parenting has me thinking about bidirectionality in teaching and learning spaces.

Looking for archived resources, tips/tricks, and questions?

Revisit the past editions of the C3-2-1 Newsletter.

With Curiosity and Care,

Lauren McFall
Interim Joyful Teacher in Residence/
Coordinator of the C3 Teaching and Learning Center
Web Services + Emerging Technology Librarian

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