Teaching: Frustrated and exhausted by a year of remote teaching? You’re not alone

From The Chronicle: “Deborah Beck prides herself on running an engaging classroom. … What happens when you have a record-setting 200 students, as Beck, an associate professor in the Department of Classics, did this past spring, and only two teaching assistants? How do you adjust when your students are distracted and struggling because of Covid and a massive Texas ice storm that left millions without power? What do you do when breakout-room technology doesn’t work the way it is supposed to, for several weeks in a row? And how do you engage students who are mostly black squares on a screen? ‘Every student is absolutely not in the front row of my class, whatsoever,’ Beck says.”

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