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Tips for Self Care During COVID

The Mayo Clinic Health System has created a series of self-care tips during the COVID-19 pandemic.  They’re a series of ideas to help keep our minds and bodies calm during these unusual times. 

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Timeless Tactics for Effective Emails – EAB

EAB has created an infographic about tactics for effective emails.  A series of tips for sending email, email content, and email timing, the infographic’s ideas are applicable to instructors, presenters, trainers, and leaders of all different types. Check it out on EAB’s website – Timeless tactics for effective emails

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Beginning the semester on a positive note?

The beginning of the semester is a busy and exciting time for students and instructors.  Despite this normal chaos, how can we help our students begin on a positive note?  Have you considered writing a welcome letter (or email)?  I have written one for years.  I send it via email and post it in my announcements in the learning management system.  This is an excellent opportunity to introduce yourself and the course content, remind students of meeting time/room (or how to access an online course), and …the options are endless.  But, don’t make the letter endless.  They should be genuine […]