Resources to Help You Get Ready:
- As you continue getting your Canvas courses ready for Fall, here are some great resources that I highly recommend you check out:
The Fall 2020 semester is quickly approaching. And, while there is much we are still unsure about, one thing is certain, Fall classes are likely to be a unique and challenging experience (for all of us). To help ensure that you (and your students) are prepared, here is a collection of some of the best available resources.
If you have any questions about instructional design or teaching technology, please don’t hesitate to contact me.
Whether you’re using a smart phone, a laptop, or anything else, it’s easier than ever to record video. But that means it’s also easier than ever to make mistakes. So, this page is here to help you avoid the most common errors and learn 5 easy-to-follow best practices that will make your next video better.
A small number of UT faculty have reported unknown, and uninvited “guests” showing up at random in their Zoom meetings. And a small number of universities have also reported what’s now being called “Zoombombing”.
The chances of this happening to you are very low. But, it’s a good idea to know what steps you can take to prevent it in the first place AND what to do in case it DOES happen.
Given the circumstances of what’s been happening around the world within the last few weeks, it’s safe to assume that what follows on this page is subject to change. That said, this is one of the resources available to you as you begin preparing to teach your classes completely on line beginning March 30th.
Update any instructions around participation, assignments/deadlines, and other topics.
Submit a Course Plan for Instructional Continuity for each class you teach. The university must have this document for accreditation and other compliance purposes.
Are you ready for classes to resume on March 30th? Are you ready to teach and conduct business completely online?
All Nursing faculty and staff are invited in person or virtually to a workshop where we will explore new online teaching and communication tools like Zoom and all the other resources available to help you prepare to begin teaching your classes online later this month.
To help you prepare for the likelihood that most of our classes need to be conducted online once we return from Spring Break on the 30th, here are some resources available right now as well as a few others that will become available within the next two weeks:
That means it’s time to put the finishing touches on your syllabus, get your Canvas course up and running, make sure all your slideshows are finished, and so much more.
In addition to the 10,000 other things on your to-do list, here are a few resources that will help you start the semester strong.
Are you teaching in a “flipped classroom”?
Do you want to easily add a voice over to your PowerPoint slideshow?
Do you have VHS or DVD videos that you wish you could upload into Canvas for future use?