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Faculty Online Teaching Resources April 3, 2020

by Laurie Blandino on 2020-04-03T09:03:00-05:00 | Comments

Proctoring, Academic Integrity, and Shifting to Authentic Assessments in Online Learning

As the end of term nears and faculty consider how to re-approach final exams, Ohio State University offers insight on strategies to redesign exams to include authentic assessments without high-cost proctoring.

 

Accessible Teaching in The Time of Covid-19

From Aimi Hamraie, assistant professor at Vanderbilt University. Provides resources for courses than are lecture- or discussion-based; for quizzes, tests, and student projects or presentations; and questions to ask students when checking in. Also, their thread on accessibility within content management systems offers 12 tips.

 

Seven Tips to Manage Your Mental Health and Well-Being During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Tips for academic leaders and students from a clinical psychologist who specializes in academic mental health and well-being.

 

Student Agency in Uncertain Times

Concerns about academic dishonesty may be on the rise. This article addresses that and provides strategies faculty can take to reduce anxiety and pressure.

 

Preparing for Alternative Course Delivery During Covid-19

From Cornell, this page includes a self-assessment Readiness Quiz to help identify specific issues and solutions. Explores establishing effective communication channels with students, putting course materials online, assessing students online, and provides strategies for resources for these activities.

 

A Crash Course for Switching to Online

A one-page resource designed with Small Liberal Arts Colleges in mind by Amanda K. Henrich, Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Amherst College.

 

10 Tips for First-Time Online Faculty Suddenly Forced to Teach Online Due to a Global Pandemic

A quick read offering concrete tips from Andrew Vanden Heuvel, an online astronomy professor at several community colleges.

 

Teaching Remotely in Times of Need

From Dr. Torrey Trust, associate professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. “These slides were designed to provide you with a collection of tools and strategies for teaching remotely/online. You know your students, your class, your content, and your community best. Please don’t feel like you need to completely revamp your teaching or redesign your lessons or use all of the tools in this slide deck. It’s meant to serve as inspiration for you to be creative given the challenges of remote/online teaching.”

 

Chronicle of Higher Ed Faculty Resilience and the Coronavirus

The on-demand recording for week one is available at the link. Week two is available here.


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