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Apr 15, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 15, 2021) – Last March, as the country began to come to grips with a global pandemic, University of Kentucky officials made the decision to move all classes to online formats.

Thousands of classes and courses sections were moved – in two weeks.

In the last year, significant investments have been made in technology to help facilitate a combination of different formats for learning and classes – online and remote, in-person, hybrid and other teaching methods such as synchronous and asynchronous learning. In some ways, the pandemic has hastened a conversation around the different ways – and the best ways – students learn, particularly since our students have grown up with sophisticated technology at their fingertips.

To discuss trends in both technology and teaching, Behind the Blue talked with experts on campus, who are exploring what’s new in these fields as well as what works best for students and faculty when it comes to learning.

Kathi Kern is a professor of history, the director of the Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching and Associate Provost of Teaching, Learning and Academic Innovation at UK.

Emily Croteau is a lecturer in biology at UK, who is interested in learning about best methods and practices in teaching biology, which includes using real-life examples to demonstrate how relatable biological concepts are to our lives.

Matthew Wilson is an associate professor of geography and a visiting scholar at Harvard, who co-founded and co-directs the New Mappings Collaboratory, which studies and facilitates new engagements with geographic representation.

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