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Teaching Online


Teaching So I Can Keep Calm and COVID On

April 24, 2020 by | Canvas

This blog post is authored by Samantha Dressel, faculty in the English Department of Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. When faced with suddenly switching to online teaching, I had several layers of panic.  First, I don’t consider myself particularly tech savvy and do not like being under the gun for new technology. 

Chapman University Class Has “Good News for You” Advanced Web Video class has banded together to create the popular “ForYouFromUs” TikTok channel

April 21, 2020 by | Teaching Online

This blog post is from Adjunct Professor Frank Chindamo In February of this year, my students were pitching their advanced web series ideas. I’ve fostered so many web series over the years that these new ideas (student cooking and thrifting series, for example,) seemed a bit tired. Way back then, even though the worst bad

Team Based Learning while Remote Teaching

April 20, 2020 by | Technology

This blog post is authored by Caroline Wilson (with Ethan Vieira, Zoom videographer), faculty in the Health Sciences department of Crean College. Caroline also serves as an IETL Ambassador. In this post, I want to talk about how I worked through the process of learning to teach an online synchronous course within Canvas using Team-Based

Create Digital Content to Help You Teach Online

April 13, 2020 by | Canvas

If you’ve been asked to teach online, it will be important for you to prepare digital content to share with your students. Here are several ideas for content creation (this information is taken from Chapman University’s Course Continuity page): Tools for creating PDFs If you don’t have a scanner readily available, there are several smart

Incorporating a Student Needs Assessment into Your Course Inclusion, Equity, and Access in a Remote Learning Environment

March 26, 2020 by | Pedagogy

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

Keeping Students Engaged in a Transition to Online Learning Recorded Webinar from the Online Learning Consortium

March 21, 2020 by | Teaching Online

I recently attended a webinar put together by the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) on how to keep students engaged when transitioning to online. Keeping students engaged with your course is different in an online environment. For example: how often should your students be visiting your course site and engaging with your content? how is attendance

ACUE Releases Online Teaching Resources for all Faculty

March 18, 2020 by | Technology

The Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) has developed an Online Teaching Toolkit with free online teaching resources to benefit both faculty and students. These resources are divided into six key topic areas for teaching remotely: Welcoming students to the online environment Managing your online presence Organizing your online course Planning and facilitating quality

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