On April 28, the Senate Executive Board and the Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning co-sponsored the virtual teaching event: “When Teaching Goes Viral: Stories from Instructors Addressing COVID-19 in Their Course Content.”

This event featured presentations from six faculty members who shared how they adjusted their curriculum in the online learning environment to incorporate COVID-19 discussions, research, and content.

Recording of the “When Teaching Goes Viral” event. 

Here is more information on the faculty presenters and the topics they covered:

  • May Yacoob – Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences; Health Sciences
    • Bringing public and global health field experiences into the classroom and the importance of maintaining virtual connection
  • Jeremy Hsu – Schmid College of Science and Technology; Biological Sciences 
    • Exploring the molecular techniques used for testing SARS-CoV-2 infection and how to adjust program learning outcomes to address the pandemic
  • Shira Klein – Associate Professor, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; History
    • Analyzing COVID-19 antisemitism in class discussions
  • Paul Lu – Argyros School of Business and Economics
    • Incorporating COVID-19 into global management, operations management, and information systems courses and exploring the positive impact of guest speakers in this transition
  • LouAnne Boyd – Fowler School of Engineering; Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    • Emphasizing the importance of universal design in a Human Computer Interaction class, while encouraging students to design, develop, and evaluate technologies for their usability
  • Frank Chindamo – Dodge College of Film and Media Arts
    • How utilizing TikTok in an advanced web video class led to the “Good News for You” channel by Dodge students

If you have any questions, please email ietl@chapman.edu.