Fandom and pedagogy in a time of pandemic

  • Crystal S. Anderson George Mason University
Keywords: Affect, Blogging, Communities of practice, Covid-19, K-pop, Student engagement


The Covid-19 pandemic caused a number of instructors to move to emergency remote teaching. In the process, many instructors worried about being able to replicate the instruction of their face-to-face courses. Instructors can use strategies used by fans to promote engagement with course material, build community, and deploy technology in ways that promote their learning goals and enhance learning in online courses.