Judith McDaniel

judith-mcdanielJudith McDaniel, Ph.D., J.D., teaches in the graduate program at Union Institute and University and in the undergraduate program at the University of Arizona. She is a Tucson Public Voices Fellow with The OpEd Project. She has been a teacher for many years. She began her academic career as a professor of English Literature, and during the following years has added areas of expertise to her teaching as well as trying a variety of careers. Poet and fiction writer, peace activist, nonprofit administrator, and most recently lawyer and legal researcher are titles that have described her at various times.

In the last several years, her teaching has moved from face-to-face classrooms to hybrid classes that include both face to face encounters and web-based discussion. And finally she has been surprised to find out how much she enjoys the challenges of designing and teaching completely web-based courses. In addition to blogging about education on this site, please visit her blog about online education.

ETC Publications

Creating Community: Part 3 – Hard Conversations in an Online Classroom – ‘Heart of Darkness’
Creating Community: Part 2 – Hard Conversations in an Online Classroom – ‘Othello’
Creating Community in an Online Classroom: Part 1 – Getting to Know You
Shaking It Up, Part 3 — A Conversation with John Sener, Author of ‘The Seven Futures of American Education’
Shaking It Up, Part 2 — A Conversation with John Sener, Author of ‘The Seven Futures of American Education’
Shaking It Up, Part 1 — A Conversation with John Sener, Author of ‘The Seven Futures of American Education’
Ranking Online Programs — Again
Ranking Online Education Programs
Law of Unintended Consequences Meets Law of Supply and Demand: New USDE Rules for Online Programs
Measuring the Quality of Online Programs: We Still Don’t Have Guidelines
Recreating an Online Class for Greater Student Participation and Retention
View from an Online Classroom
Hybrid Education – Sharing the Teaching
Hybrid Education: The Interactive Class of Today and Tomorrow
What Students Want and How to Design for It: A Reflection on Online Teaching
‘At-Risk’ – Concerns About Its Effectiveness
Creating the Need to Know

One Response

  1. Judith,

    I cannot imagine a better narrative, of an actual experience, than this article. You have made me want to go back and read the books you have referenced. Moreover you have helped me to recognize the great power of the tools we have at our disposal.

    Thank you,

    Reid

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