In the sixth episode, Brenna wonders about clarity and communication and how our relationships are always being negotiated, and chats with a student union insider about what we need to focus on right now.
In today’s episode, Brenna talked about communicating effectively with students. Getting students to read the syllabus is an age-old dilemma, but this piece from Tufts has some ideas on how to make sure the important information stands out.
(It didn’t come up in the show today, but when Brenna used to format her syllabus as a zine, students read it — she theorizes that they found it less intimidating, and the half-page folded size was easy to browse.)
After our chat, Nathan sent through this link about digital productivity; worth a read if you’re struggling (and even if you’re not).