Relationships with Students Are What Matter Most
In our experiences, we have moved from teaching face-to-face to working in front of a computer with headsets to ditching the headsets in favor of classes taught in a totally asynchronous manner. We can see the advantages and disadvantages of all formats. With each new advance in technology, we have seen ourselves morph into those who teach in ways we never imagined. However, this article is not about mastering the instructional details of these new technologies. We want to revisit the importance of building and preserving critical relationships whatever way we deliver instruction.