Maybe as an educator I am responsible too for keeping the students safe in their journey? (thanks Mariana Funes) Or if I am a student I am responsible too for keeping my fellow students safe in their journey?
“…Universities have the responsibility to foster in faculty, staff and students a sense of social responsibility and a commitment to the social good, which, we believe, is central to the success of a democratic and just society. (Talloires Declaration) … ”
In what degree as an (online) educator am I responsible for the journey of students? What does ‘as best as one can’ mean for online teaching? In (most online) teaching the teacher is not omnipresent, so do not expect the teacher to be responsible for learning outcomes. In schools students are (most of time) not expected to be responsible for the learning outcomes of fellow students. Should we change that?
In Teaching Today (Geoff Petty, 3th ed. Nelson Thornes Ltd UK) p. 481 ” .. Never mind the teaching, never mind the system, never mind the college, it’s the learner[S] and the learning that counts! …” [S] added by me.