The Center for Teaching Excellence at Rice University has compiled some great tips on increasing inclusion, equity, and access while teaching remotely. They offer tips on the following topics: Addressing unequal access to technology, hardware, and software Providing a balance between asynchronous and synchronous tools and course materials Creating an environment that includes and values
It might be Spring Break, but your colleagues at Educational Technology Services are busy providing support daily! Please reach out to us for assistance. Daily Drop-in Support from 9am to 5pm Phone support: Call us at (714) 997-6600 and choose option 1 for the “Teaching Remotely” Team Email us at email@example.com Join us via Zoom
Dear Colleagues, Aiding faculty in moving to online course delivery has been an exciting task. I am so impressed with the creativity and earnestness that I’ve seen as instructors are quickly adapting to new ways of teaching and interacting with their students. One concern that I wanted to share with you, that was recently raised
The Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (IETL) Co-Directors Jana Remy and Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith will hold the below office hours this fall in Beckman Hall 108 (located on the first floor, Starbucks’ side): Jana Remy Tuesday, 1-2 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith Wednesday, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. email@example.com
Ally Your instructor probably has many different files uploaded in Blackboard in your course. Ally creates alternative formats for those files. You can download the alternative formats anywhere that files are used. Just choose the version that is best for your needs! Find a file: Log into your course and find the file you want.
If you are teaching in Fall 2019 it’s time to start doing some Blackboard maintenance and get your course site ready for the new semester. Here is a list of “to-do” items to get you started! Log in to Blackboard and organize your courses by grouping them by term. Your courses will be MUCH easier
LouAnne Boyd, PhD Fowler School of Engineering; Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Research Area (or Specialization): Human-Computer Interaction; Assistive technology; Accessibility; Inclusion and diversity; Augmented and virtual reality; Ubiquitous computing Relevant course(s) name/number, approx. number of students, and short description Human Computer Interface Computer Supported Collaborative Work Software Requirements Teaching or learning problem/challenge that
Patricia Brown, PhD Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences; Physical Therapy Research Area (or Specialization): Specialty interests include balance and fall risk reduction; vestibular rehabilitation; movement disorder, and stroke rehabilitation. Her current areas of research interest include reactive postural control and Parkinson’s disease rehabilitation. Relevant course(s) name/number, approx. number of students, and short
Kelli Fuery, PhD Lawrence and Kristina Dodge College of Film and Media Arts Research Area (or Specialization): Contemporary Visual Culture; Film Theory; Psychosocial and Cultural Theory Relevant course(s) name/number, approx. number of students, and short description FS342/542 The Melodrama 25 students Students examine the history, developments and transformation within melodrama across national and global
Rita Tamer, Ed.D. Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Department of World Languages and Cultures Research Area (or Specialization): Dr. Rita Tamer received her B.A. in Deaf Studies from CSU, Northridge in 1997. For Graduate School Dr. Tamer attended Gallaudet University and later finished her M.A. in Linguistics from CSU, Northridge in 1999.