The Show Must Go On: Challenges, Questions, and Pedagogical Pivots in Response to COVID-19
On March 18, 2020, many universities and university systems had or were in their initial stages of transitioning to virtual teaching as a result of COVID-19. This transition had varied effects on all aspects of the university community. This paper explores this transition through the teaching experiences of a tenure-track professor during the pandemic. The examination of six sections of a capstone undergraduate course over the course of three semesters was conducted. Through self-reflection, many of the challenges faced shifting from face-to-face to a virtual environment were discussed. Among some of the challenges and limitations experienced when teaching nontraditional and/or first-generation students included learner anxiety, technological barriers, and additional student needs. Lastly, recommendations for teacher educators were presented.
De Walt, Patrick S.
"The Show Must Go On: Challenges, Questions, and Pedagogical Pivots in Response to COVID-19,"
Journal of Multicultural Affairs: Vol. 6:
2, Article 10.
Available at: https://scholarworks.sfasu.edu/jma/vol6/iss2/10
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