Instructure Restructure: Significant layoffs hitting Canvas side of the business (podcast)

Despite the fact that private equity firms usually lay off lots of people, Thoma Bravo, the new expected owner, has promised that it won’t reduce Instructure’s staff on the new path to profitability. That plan was never realistic…

Further Clarity on Hybridization from Recent Announcements (podcast)

I would assume that over the next week or two, we’re going to start seeing a lot more news out of higher education on how schools are choosing to plan for the fall. And hopefully they’ll be more definitive than what we’ve seen in many…

The COVID-Fueled Hybridization of Higher Ed (podcast)

Despite the false dichotomy often presented in news reports and opinion articles of online vs. face-to-face, or online OR face-to-face, what we are often seeing in reality with Fall 2020 planning is a variety of methods to combine face-to-face…

COVID-19 Planning for Fall 2020: A Closer Look at Hybrid-Flexible Course Design (podcast)

Kevin Kelly: A closer look at Hybrid Flexible course design, with pros and cons #MindWiresOnline

Podcast Updates: POET Readings and new episode “Enter Darkness” at COVID Transitions (podcast)

Recursive loop detected - podcast of blog referring to podcast #MindWires

Results from Top Hat’s COVID-19 Student Survey about Online Learning (podcast)

In COVID planning - we need to do it soon and include student perspective

Planning for Resilience, Not Resistance (podcast)

Sloppy reporting and slopping communications - we need better during the transition #MindWiresOnline