COVID Transitions – MindWires Consulting

COVID Transitions – MindWires Consulting


Latest Episodes

Episode 10: An Unhealthy Debate
July 01, 2020

In this episode, Phil Hill, Jeanette Wiseman, and Kevin Kelly discuss the emerging debate about opening plans. Are schools that plan to “reopen” really trying to go fully (or even mostly) in-person, or are they going hybrid? Should they?

Episode 9: The Wisdom of Teams
June 16, 2020

In this episode, Phil Hill, Jeanette Wiseman, Kevin Kelly, and Kevin’s cat discuss another pre-existing trend that has been accelerated by COVID. Team-based course design and teaching. Hosts: Phil Hill Jeanette Wiseman Kevin Kelly Transcription (in pro...

Episode 8: Chronocentrism and Questioning Predictions
June 09, 2020

In this episode, Phil Hill, Jeanette Wiseman, and Kevin Kelly discuss the concept of Chronocentrism as applied by John Watson to an education context. What if a lot of the common predictions we have turn out to be wrong?

Episode 7: Practical Advice for HyFlex
June 02, 2020

In this episode, Phil Hill, Jeanette Wiseman, and Kevin Kelly discuss some of the practical issues faced by students, instructors, and institutions when implementing HyFlex models. Hosts: Phil Hill Jeanette Wiseman Kevin Kelly Transcription (in progress):

Episode 6: The Floodgates
May 26, 2020

In this episode, Phil Hill, Jeanette Wiseman, and Kevin Kelly discuss multiple campus and system plans for Fall 2020, with many schools going public with reopening (hybrid) or staying online announcements over the past week.

Episode 5: California Dreaming
May 19, 2020

In this episode, Phil Hill, Jeanette Wiseman, and Kevin Kelly discuss multiple news items coming out of California that could be an early view into nationwide reactions – Cal State system remaining (mostly) virtual through Fall 2020 and California’s re...

Episode 4: HyFlex Updates and the Strong Get Stronger
May 12, 2020

Updates on HyFlex based on previous blog posts and podcasts, followed by discussion of social infrastructure of eLearning

Episode 3: Enter Darkness
May 04, 2020

In this episode, Phil Hill, Jeanette Wiseman, and Kevin Kelly discuss how different the Fall 2020 decision will be for campus decision-makers than was the Spring 2020 move to remote. The recent move was easy, in a way,

Episode 2: Difficulty and Value of Student Input
April 27, 2020

In this episode, Phil Hill, Jeanette Wiseman, and Kevin Kelly discuss value of getting student input while making plans for Fall 2020. But that's not always simple to do, or at least common to do.

Episode 1: Considering Hybrid (Flexible) Models
April 20, 2020

In this episode, Phil Hill, Jeanette Wiseman, and Kevin Kelly discuss the an overlooked aspect of the COVID response from higher education. Beyond traditional face-to-face models, and fully online models, there is a vast middle ground of hybrid – the c...