Instructors should collaborate for success: Opinion

February 22, 2021

Collaboration between instructors should replace teaching alone, write Kwong Nui Sim and Michael Cowling. The article describes how technology-enhanced learning (TEL) can foster collaboration between instructors who could use it to share a teaching space, pedagogy, and scaffolding. The authors write that academics should consider the advantages of collaboration, which is not usually activated in the same way as collaborative work in other areas of academia, but could be. “Digital citizenship is killing the ‘sage on the stage,’” write Sim and Cowling. “But even once we return to our traditional settings on campus, the question will remain: why do we teach alone?” Times Higher Ed (International)