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Online teaching: sustaining community and student engagement in virtual instruction environments - Shared screen with speaker view
Jessica Townsend
22:59
Hello participants! IF you are just joining, we’ll start officially at 12:00 pm.
Alessandra Ferzoco
28:49
I can hear you. Playing with my microphone
Caitrin Lynch
37:55
Ha, I noticed that she was waiting a LONG time. fascinating.
leezamir
38:28
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?
Yevgeniya Zastavker
39:44
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… :)
Callan Bignoli
41:21
universal design for learning (UDL) resources are very helpful right now!
Callan Bignoli
44:43
I feel like we're kinda building the airplane in flight and will find out together what works best for Oliners :)
Elizabeth
45:06
We use Slack heavily in ADE (class with juniors and seniors)
Callan Bignoli
45:17
Slack is pretty omnipresent on campus
Elizabeth
46:10
The free Slack has been totally sufficient for us in ADE.
Callan Bignoli
46:17
same
Callan Bignoli
49:14
yup
dchachra
49:40
see it!
Jessica Townsend
51:14
For folks that joined recently, you can feel free to ask questions in the chat window, or also chime in if you’d like.
Jessica Townsend
54:49
Hi Caitrin!
Sarah Bloomer
55:41
What about using announcements? I do an online course for Lesley and use announcements for group communications.
Caitrin Lynch
58:47
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?
Caitrin Lynch
59:44
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?”
Jessica Townsend
01:02:50
Thanks Jeff.
Maggie Anderson
01:03:09
quick plug: we at the Library would love to make tailored tutorials for any/all of your courses!
Callan Bignoli
01:04:23
yes, please let us know how we can help with e-resources available from the library (linking to them, finding them, accessing them)
Jessica Townsend
01:08:14
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.
Jessica Townsend
01:09:29
Thanks Ben - that was my comment as well.
dchachra
01:12:38
Thanks for raising that point, Ben.
Callan Bignoli
01:14:19
sorry can't help ya there
Maggie Anderson
01:14:59
we don't have a vaccine but we do have pet pictures and random good articles in our slack channel
Mark Somerville
01:15:55
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.
Sarah Bloomer
01:22:15
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.
Yevgeniya Zastavker
01:23:42
Double thank you, Ben!
Jessica Townsend
01:24:20
We’re going to end a few minutes before noon, so if you have any more questions for Joan, ask them here.
Jessica Townsend
01:24:31
I’m also keeping track of questions and answers to share more broadly.
Jessica Townsend
01:25:11
Thanks Sarah!
Kristin Casasanto
01:27:12
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
Alessandra Ferzoco
01:28:06
Will we have access to the Canvas site that you’ve been working from? (I think this was mentioned, but I missed it.)
Linda Vanasupa
01:29:05
Thanks Kristin
Sarah Bloomer
01:29:18
Thank you so much, Joan.
Alessandra Ferzoco
01:29:21
Thanks Joan!
Mark Somerville
01:29:29
Thanks, Joan! Super helpful!
Benjamin Linder
01:29:36
Thank you Joan!
dchachra
01:29:39
thanks, Joan, and everyone
Jason Woodard
01:29:48
Thank you!!
timsauder
01:29:49
Thanks!
Linda Vanasupa
01:29:51
thank you
Jean Huang
01:29:51
Thank you Joan!
Elizabeth
01:29:55
Thanks Joan, super helpful!
Caitrin Lynch
01:29:56
That was great! thanks