Friday 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM Pacific Time
Online via Zoom
What do you remember most about your favorite teacher growing up? Is it the way he or she made you feel as you learned that subject matter – the sense
What do you remember most about your favorite teacher growing up? Is it the way he or she made you feel as you learned that subject matter – the sense of excitement or discovery you felt, or the safety to take chances and make mistakes, or the confidence that you were valued as a human being? Few factors in education have a greater impact on a student’s educational experience than a caring relationship with their teacher. This workshop covers how a teaching philosophy based on a pedagogy of care and kindness can affect the learning environment for students and improve academic outcomes for learners.
Dr. Carolyn Raynor
Sr. Online Learning Specialist / Sr. Instructional Designer, University of Idaho
Dr. Carolyn Raynor is currently the Sr. Online Learning Specialist/Lead Instructional Designer at the University of Idaho. Her professional career has been informed by 18 years of professional experience teaching adults in higher education settings, with 12 years in the online classroom. She holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction and a Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning. On a personal level, she is a mother of four young adult children. In her free time, she likes to be in nature, read, and travel the globe.