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Week of April 20, 2020

Wednesday, April 29

Google Suites – Teach from Home

https://teachfromhome.google/intl/en/ 


Monday April 20

Moodle courses for summer and fall are available to faculty. Go to Dashboard-Future Courses

Webinar: A Discussion About Discussions: Increasing Student Interaction in Discussion Boards. Webinar (April 22) Quality Matters

https://www.qmprogram.org


Thursday, April 9

5 Reason to Stop Doing Timed Online Exams During COVID-19

https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/learning-innovation/5-reason-stop-doing-timed-online-exams-during-covid-19 

 

Tuesday, April 7

“Needs of Certain Populations – Disabled and Basic Skills Writers.” Webinar information

The video: https://zoom.us/rec/play/uJF5ce2rqTI3G9KctASDAaUsW43sePqs0yZK8_cLz0_gUXADZ1SkYLcWZrfqMgFlH8XOs4Le4Nkgsew8?startTime=1585924364000

Chat Transcript: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1b0eCf0RmXRhC0speVT0Ku_TYL6elVzCR/view

Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1nuuo5PCK6fDSk_s_GeGUnBgPCGolgl3H_kVAcAgKukU/edit#slide=id.gd5b15f0a3_5_26

Thursday, April 2

Be on the lookout for a Zoom update.  If you see it when ending your session, please approve. It may fix potential privacy issues. 

How to Zoom Tips from Professors  (UC Riverside)

https://news.ucr.edu/articles/2020/03/30/its-all-about-bite-sized-pieces 

Wednesday, April 1

Why You Should Ignore All That Coronavirus-Inspired Productivity Pressure (Chronicle of Higher Ed)

https://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-You-Should-Ignore-All-That/248366

Pandemics, Remote Teaching, and the Changing Landscape of Higher Ed (SLU)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbgq8ExUsTY&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1z9ye_HpI6FxOxUdhMGEFPJkMnWVvZ57bjAP0adml3uR56A6d2wXACz88  

Tuesday, March 31st

How to secure your Zoom Meetings (and basic-setup) (Nicholls State)

https://youtu.be/GRBjXSocbEY 

Sustaining a Sense of Community Online (Indiana University) https://blogs.iu.edu/citl/2020/03/31/community-online/#.XoOc3257k_V 

Monday, March 30th 

Best Practices for Securing Your Virtual Classroom  (Zoom)

https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2020/03/27/best-practices-for-securing-your-virtual-classroom/ 

Check out the latest CAFE workshops  (Nicholls State)

https://www.nicholls.edu/cafe/  

Nicholls Library Virtual Resources  (Nicholls State)

https://nicholls.libguides.com/faculty-portal/virtual-resources 

Upcoming Webinars on Effective Online Instruction from the Association of College and University Educators  (ACUE)

https://acue.org/webinars/  

Free and Discounted Ed Tech Tools for Online Learning During the Coronavirus Pandemic

https://campustechnology.com/articles/2020/03/16/free-and-discounted-ed-tech-tools-for-online-learning-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic.aspx?m=1 

How to use Google Docs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=15&v=OBITNezSmLY&feature=emb_logo 

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