Teaching in the Post Covid-19 Era: World Education Dilemmas, Teaching Innovations and Solutions in the Age of Crisis, Lata Murti, 9783030740870

Author: Lata Murti


This handbook showcases extraordinary educational responses in exceptional times. The scholarly text discusses valuable innovations for teaching and learning in times of COVID-19 and beyond. It examines effective teaching models and methods, technology innovations and enhancements, strategies for engagement of learners, unique approaches to teacher education and leadership, and important mental health and counseling models and supports. The unique solutions here implement and adapt effective digital technologies to support learners and teachers in critical times for example, to name but a few: Florida State Universitys Innovation Hub and interdisciplinary project-based approach; remote synchronous delivery (RSD) and blended learning approaches used in Yorkville Universitys Bachelor of Interior Design, General Studies, and Business programs; University of Californis strategies for making resources affordable to students; resilient online assessment measures recommended from Qatar University; strategies in teacher education from the University of Toronto/OISE to develop equity in the classroom; simulation use in health care education; gamification strategies; innovations in online second language learning and software for new Canadian immigrants and refugees; effective RSD and online delivery of directing and acting courses by the Toronto Film School, Canada; academic literacy teaching in Colombia; inventive international programs between Japan and Taiwan, Japan and the USA, and Italy and the USA; and, imaginative teaching and assessment methods developed for online Kindergarten Post-Secondary learners and teachers. Authors share unique global perspectives from a network of educators and researchers from more than thirty locations, schools, and post-secondary institutions worldwide. Educators, administrators, policymakers, and instructional designers will draw insights and guidelines from this text to sustain education during and beyond the COVID-19 era. Dr. Ismail Fayed is the Project Director, Educational Technology at Yorkville University, Canada. He has 17 years of Higher Education experience in Canada, Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt. He obtained his Ph.D. in Education Technology from the University of Science Malaysia (2017) and his MA in Educational Technology and TESOL from the University of Manchester (2009). Dr. Fayed is a co-editor of “Teaching in the Post COVID-19 Era” (2021, Springer), the author of “ESL Writing Enhancement Using Moodle LMS” (2013), co-editor of Computers in English Language Teaching (2011, TESOL-Arabia). He served as an Executive Board member in several non-profit TESOL organizations over the past ten years. Dr. Fayed has participated in several research projects including eLearning, Web 2.0, media production, mobile learning and instructional design. Dr. Jill Cummings is the Associate Dean of Faculty Development at Yorkville University (Canada) where she develops and facilitates faculty orientations, professional development programs, and scholarly activities. Jill achieved her Ph.D. in Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning at the University of Toronto. She has supervised, developed, and delivered teacher education programs at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. She has also developed and taught MA TESOL, TESL, and Adult Learning programs (online, blended, and face-to-face). Her current research focuses on blended and online teaching and learning, creativity, and assessment and feedback. Jill Cummings is interested in “all things” related to pedagogy, teachers, and community. She regularly contributes to numerous associations and conferences. Among many publications, she developed and edited “Creative Dimensions of Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century” in 2017. Jill is Co-Editor of “Teaching in the Post COVID-19 Era” (2021, Springer).

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