Winter 2020-21

December 2020

Incorporating Remote Students in a Synchronous Course. Anelise Shrout, Justine Wiesinger, Luke Chicoine and Mark Tizzoni.
Tuesday, Dec. 8th: 11:00 AM – Noon | Zoom Recording

This panel describes practices and strategies for incorporating remote students in in-person classes. The panelists’ varied experiences and successes provide an occasion to engage and re-consider this particular challenge in preparation for Module C.

Media Projects with Adobe Spark. Jamie Watkins, Katy Ott, Daniel Sanford and Stephanie Wade.
Wednesday, Dec. 9th: 11:00 AM – Noon | Zoom Recording

Adobe Spark is a web-based platform that allows users to create, edit, and collaborate on original visual content. This session will provide an overview of how to use this platform to create webpages and video slideshows, and will also include a discussion of its potential applications for student media projects and assignments.

Virtual White Boards.  Michelle Holbrook-Pronovost and Leshui He.
Wednesday, Dec. 9th, 1:00-2:00 | Zoom Recording

This session provides an overview and demonstration of two readily available resources — Google Jamboard and Zoom Whiteboard — that provide digital writing surfaces for a range of writing and drawing activities. The session will also include a demo of equipment available to faculty who need precise virtual writing and drawing tools.

January 2021

Learning Glass Live! Jamie Watkins and Michelle Holbrook-Pronovost
Tuesday (1/19) 11:00-11:30 AM | Zoom Recording
Thursday (1/21) 1:00-1:30 PM | Zoom Recording

ILS has added a Learning Glass to its teaching resources in the Coram Viz Lab.  During this session, we will demonstrate the Learning Glass live so that you can see this virtual whiteboard in action and learn more about its many applications.

Faculty Panel on Remote Teaching. Katie Adkison, Leshui He, Andrew Mountcastle, Tiffany Salter
Wednesday (1/20) 1:00-2:15 PM | Zoom Recording

This panel describes practices and strategies for teaching fully remote courses. The panelists’ varied experiences teaching remote courses this past fall provide an occasion to engage and re-consider this particular challenge in preparation for Modules C and D.

Revamp Your Lyceum Courses for Modules C & D. Shauna’h Fuegen and Ashley Wilbur
Thursday  (1/21) 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Zoom Recording

Lyceum is equipped with several organizational features, both new and longstanding, that could benefit your COVID classroom this winter. In this workshop we will cover how to add targeted blocks to your course page, as well as layout options for your course materials. Blocks can highlight important course content for students, such as assignments and discussion forums. Course format can be displayed at weekly sections, topic sections, and a new format that arranges your materials to appear within a ’tiles’ format.