Online teaching: sustaining community and student engagement in virtual instruction environments - Shared screen with speaker view
Hello participants! IF you are just joining, we’ll start officially at 12:00 pm.
I can hear you. Playing with my microphone
Ha, I noticed that she was waiting a LONG time. fascinating.
A question about first classes as I am new to Olin. Do you think the first class we do online should be more a tech setup meeting to make sure everyone has the right gear and audio/video settings?
Best practices even in an in-person environment is to wait for 20 sec for the questions to come in. We hardly ever do it but here it is… :)
universal design for learning (UDL) resources are very helpful right now!
I feel like we're kinda building the airplane in flight and will find out together what works best for Oliners :)
We use Slack heavily in ADE (class with juniors and seniors)
Slack is pretty omnipresent on campus
The free Slack has been totally sufficient for us in ADE.
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What about using announcements? I do an online course for Lesley and use announcements for group communications.
Right, Jessica. thanks. That is what I had in mind. Students will get soooo overwhelmed by where to look for info (slack, canvas, email, oh my!). I can envision them tuning out because it’s too much. I think this is a serious potential problem. How much do we need to agree across the faculty on how we’re communicating?
Right, per Sarah- I can see them being soooo confused. “I know Caitrin said something, but for P&M was that in Canvas? Or did it come some other way?”
quick plug: we at the Library would love to make tailored tutorials for any/all of your courses!
yes, please let us know how we can help with e-resources available from the library (linking to them, finding them, accessing them)
Joan will be available to faculty and teaching teams for more targeted consulting sessions in the coming weeks. She has a couple times set up already and is willing to work with folks to find other times that work.
Thanks Ben - that was my comment as well.
Thanks for raising that point, Ben.
sorry can't help ya there
we don't have a vaccine but we do have pet pictures and random good articles in our slack channel
One question to everyone to start thinking about: what, if anything, should we be changing about the Final Events period? Seems like much of the stuff that we normally do during this week doesn’t work; it could be helpful to folks to have the additional time? This is something we can discuss later, but wanted to put it on people’s radar.
At Lesley we use Discussion boards for that - in my one course, people do engage in those as a way to talk to each other. They are graded on their participation. They participate about twice a week. I'm have a deadline, but not a word requirements. I'll jump in and respond as a way of staying in front of the students. Sometimes I ask them to ask me a question there.
Double thank you, Ben!
We’re going to end a few minutes before noon, so if you have any more questions for Joan, ask them here.
I’m also keeping track of questions and answers to share more broadly.
Don't forget these 2 Zoom calls coming up- links below:- 1 PM: Canvas Q&A w/ Jeff D.: https://olin.zoom.us/j/586394290- 2 PM: Zoom Q&A w/ Callan: https://olin.zoom.us/j/6991270360
Will we have access to the Canvas site that you’ve been working from? (I think this was mentioned, but I missed it.)
Thank you so much, Joan.
Thanks, Joan! Super helpful!
Thank you Joan!
thanks, Joan, and everyone
Thank you Joan!
Thanks Joan, super helpful!
That was great! thanks