This page will be a modest clearinghouse of resources mainly for my own use as well as that of interested colleagues as we negotiate what the coronavirus will mean for our teaching in the winter term of 2020 and going forward. Please feel free to leave comments or suggestions.
- Here is a letter I sent my students. Feel free to use or modify it.
University of New Brunswick pages:
- Official notice from administration about suspension of classes
- “Ensuring Continuity in Teaching & Learning“
- List of CETL webinars and workshops
- “Some ways to work remotely” (from the unofficial blog of a UNB Research Librarian)
- If you teach at UNB and aren’t already a member of the FB group Take Back UNB, now might be a good time to join the community
- For those on Twitter: follow #CoronaCampus for a widespread discussion of dealing with the ramifications of campus closures, switching to online teaching, &c.
- “Please do a bad job of putting your courses online“
- ACCUTE (Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English) Resources for Online Teaching
- H-Net’s Repository of Resources for Teaching Online (see also H-Net’s Canceled Conference Presentation Repository)
- STLHE (Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Teaching and Assessing
- The New York Times: Coronavirus Resources: Teaching, Learning and Thinking Critically (broad focus on education from middle-school through college)
- So what are they doing at UofT and Harvard?
- Inside Higher Ed: “Practical advice for instructors faced with an abrupt move to online teaching“
- Oxford UP: Free resources for instructors and students affected by COVID-19
- “How to Start Teaching Online Without Feeling Overwhelmed“
- PowerPoint: “Record a slide show with narration and slide timings“
- And last but not least: “I was a webcam zombie! How to look alive and professional in videoconferences and web meetings“
A cautionary tale:
- Clearing Our Campuses: “Remote” Instruction and the Kenney Government’s Savage Cuts to the University of Alberta
[Image: Massimo Pinca/Reuters via CBC]