Designing For a Resilient Fall Semester

Maybe the first half of 2020 taught you the value of preparing for the unexpected. Or maybe it didn’t. Either way, regardless of where you are located on the planet, there is a chance that your autumn classroom instruction will be interrupted, whether by a campus outbreak of Covid-19, a hurricane, a wildfire, or something else.

Here are two tools to help you make your teaching more resilient:

My table-top exercise on strengthening instructional continuity, which can be played alone or with colleagues.

An animated online game on course design, created by Gray Kane of the Gertrude C. Ford Center for Teaching and Learning at Delta State University.

Nobody expected the Spanish Inquisition.