"Thanks, Jerry, for this post. We have decided not to go this route mainly because we are trying to make the program more accessible and flexible for our potential students. We do use a combination of several ways to provide content, such as you can…"
"Carolyn, That is a challenge. Most of our faculty who are involved for the first time in designing their online courses comment on the need to be "more organized." I'm not sure it's just organization, though. It's no doubt…"
"Jennifer, I can see what you are saying. The online teacher definately has a different set of gifts. We have some very talented profs here at CTS, who are great lecturers/entertainers, but when they have to do an online course it is very difficult…"
"My teaching style depends on a lot of class discussion of inductive questions based on an introductory lecture, reading, or video clip, etc. I find the spontaneous nature of interaction with an enthusiastic group of students invigorating. I would…"
"Stephen, This is some very interesting stuff. In fact, it directly relates to a huge challenge that I am facing right now as Dean for Distance Learning, especially in the context of a phone call I recieved last night from one of our students. We are…"
"Thanks for the reply to my comments. On Wednesday I will be preaching in our chapel on Rev. 1:9-18. The first verse of my passage says: "I, John, your brother and companion in the suffering and kingdom and patient endurance that are ours in…"
"I was not going to do a presentation, but somehow clicked the wrong click and so got added as a presenter. Well, I don't have anything new right now, but I'll take the opportunity to post a presentation I made some time ago titled:…"
I remember talking about this from the very enjoyable visit I paid on behalf of the ATS to your institution. It was a great learning experience for me. Especially since we too now have gone through the process of petitioning and…"
Thanks for the reflections on the spiritual formation class you are have been teaching. I'd comment on the question of the synchronous vs the more asynchronous method of carrying out the course. I can see advantages to both. It…"
A former missionary to Latin America and missions executive, I have been at CTS since 2000. I have five grown kids and one wife, and six little grandsons. Currently serving as Dean for Distance Learning, after six years as supervisor of our Ph.D. program.