Big Ten School: Big Time Pivot

In this episode of Do Tell Virtually, Acacia Duncan talks with Liv Gjestvang, Associate Vice President, Learning Technology, from the Office of Distance Education and eLearning at The Ohio State University. They discuss pivoting to learning online within two weeks during the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis: what went wrong, what went right, other lessons learned, and how they’re preparing for the fall semester.

00:08 – Chapter 1: Pre-Covid Duties

02:55 – Chapter 2: Pivot during the extended spring break

05:56 – Chapter 3: Triage for teaching: Standing up a suite of four websites

07:46 – Chapter 4: Learning from the front lines

09:15 – Chapter 5: Synchronous vs Asynchronous Learning

11:57 – Chapter 6: Fostering connections using Zoom

14:15 – Chapter 6: Creating empathy in virtual world

18:20 – Chapter 7: Preparing for the future of virtual learning

22:06 – Chapter 8: Thoughts on designing a successful on-line experience

25:57 – Chapter 9: The Wrap

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