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Keep teaching in times of high absenteeism or campus closure

laptopA flu epidemic or service outage due to weather can cause serious disruption of classes. IU has designed a new instructional resource to help instructors match their preferred teaching techniques with IU-supported technologies. The web site, structured around best practices of teaching, provides instructors with information about remote teaching and collaboration technologies, and supplies directions on where to get help from a consultant.
Check out the resources at: http://keepteaching.iu.edu/

From a wide range of IU-supported technologies — including email, phones, Oncourse CL, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Presenter, Adobe Connect, and Lynda.com — instructors can recreate important aspects of an effective learning environment even with minimized face-to-face class time.

The guide offers assistance with such issues as how you might, in an online environment, effectively:

• share content from your lectures
• manage discussions, including those for case-study, project, and project-based learning
• create collaborative learning opportunities and facilitate group work
• distribute readings and other resource media
• conduct demonstrations, including audio, video and screen captures
• provide feedback and opportunities for self-assessment
• accept students work products
• establish virtual office hours


One Response to "Keep teaching in times of high absenteeism or campus closure" to “Keep teaching in times of high absenteeism or campus closure”

  1. Shop Says:

    Lynda.com is a great resource. I have used it to learn a ton of stuff.

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