Online instruction for all courses starts April 6. Here are resources to get you up and running quickly to provide your students with the best distance learning experience possible.
SIPS Teaching Group virtual brown bag lunches - Join Carlyn and others weekdays at noon to share questions, concerns, needs and successes on moving to online instruction. Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/312862491
Center for Teaching Innovation: Preparing for Alternative Course Delivery during Covid-19 - Go-to site for technical and pedagogical help, including:
- Quick-Start Guides for Remote Teaching
- Webinars (live and recorded) on topics such as Strategies for Moving Online, Getting Started in Canvas, Using Zoom for Teaching Online, Using Panopto for Creating and Sharing Video Online, Designing Remote Assessment.
- Canvas Tutorials - Quick start and in-depth, text and video, comprehensive or feature-by-feature.
- A Discussion About Teaching Labs Online - Video featuring Susan Merkel, CALS Office of Academic Programs. Google sheet of on-line lab teaching resources.
- Online Drop-In Sessions - Talk with Center for Teaching Innovation teaching consultants via Zoom Monday-Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
- And much, much more.
Distance Teaching (Surprise!) and COVID-19: A Lurker - Recommended by Mary McKellar, part of a series related to the impact of school and university closings that are catapulting schools into distance teaching on the fly.
From Karl Niklas firstname.lastname@example.org: "I would like to volunteer to help anyone teach online. I’ve lots of powerpoints to share. I can help tutoring students, etc. Of course I can only help with courses I am familiar with (botanically speaking)."