COVID 19 Emerging Resources
We also point you towards other emerging resource guides, such as this google doc for Teaching in the Context of COVID-19. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yBE1cCqJ_4M-JZ62K4CefmYsZugqAWkGmZmdwESt0IM/preview# Along with this resource on an updated list of Colleges and Universities Closed/Migrating online for COVID-19. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/1/d/19wJZekxpewDQmApULkvZRBpBwcnd5gZlZF2SEU2WQD8/htmlview?pru=AAABcOo1-zM*lC_O9CYqi04BUhKklWQp-w
To Keep Your Mind and Body Healthy
Free options that were not free before the coronavirus: https://www.npr.org/2020/03/20/818670715/getting-bored-heres-a-list-of-free-things-that-werent-free-before-coronavirus Added 03/22/2020
C-RAC Members offer Guidance to Institutions in Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic This is a statement from the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions (C-RAC) with links to accrediting agencies with information on adjusting policies and continuing academic operations.
Resource for Students
- Tips for Learning During Disruption
- Student Tips for Participating in Online Learning
- Meet Tutor “Beyonce” a new tutoring service based on students schedules
- Jackson-Madison County Library: Access to over 100,000 ebooks, magazines, etc.
- Comcast: Internet essentials for students seeking internet access while working remotely.
- Chicago Public Library—hotspot info
For those who had to postpone their Assessment Day or regional assessment conference and may have to switch to online format in the future:
- How to Run a Free Online Academic Conference: A Workbook
- A Nearly Carbon-neutral Conference Model: A Practical Guide
- Online Learning Consortium: Continuity Planning and Emergency Preparedness
- Remote Teaching Resources for Business Continuity: Google Doc managed by Daniel Stanford of DePaul University
- Proquest has partnered with more than 50 publishers to support libraries in providing unlimited access to Ebook Central holdings for all patrons at no extra charge.
- American Council on Education Resources on ACE Engage including webinars and other materials by creating a free account: ACE Resources and Guidance for Institutions
Institutional Resources and Examples (Alphabetical order)
- Coastal Carolina University: Online Teaching Resources
- Indiana University:
- Miami Dade College: A checklist
- North Carolina A&T State University: Skills for success in online learning
- Ohio State University: Keep Teaching Ohio – key actions and resources to help faculty make the shift as quickly and seamlessly as possible.
- Park University: Keep Teaching @ Park
- Southern New Hampshire University: Building a Community of Learning
- Spelman College: Announcements transition to remote learning
- Stanford University:
- Teach Anywhere
- How to Create an Online Classroom
- Teaching Effectively During Times of Disruption (a guide contextualized for Stanford but offers insights that can transfer to those in other contexts including using live or prerecorded lectures, pedagogical recommendations, managing class discussion, and more.)
- University of California San Diego: Zoom Guide
- University of Cape Town: CITL Teaching Online Portal .
- The Remote Teaching Guide helps faculty optimize their courses to enable content delivery, engagement and assessment.
- University of Illinois: Strategies for Moving to Online Learning During an Emergency
- University of Windsor: Faculty Review of Edtech Platforms and Software
- University of Wisconsin Extended Campus . Keep Teaching (Useful resources for teaching online and working through Canvas)
- Vanderbilt University: Resources for Just-in-Time Online Teaching
- Wake Forest University: Keep Teaching
Pedagogy and Course Design Online
Understanding Online Learning https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tP02hD9N3Y&feature=youtu.be&t=6 Added 03/22/2020
Comprehensive site for Best Practices in Online Learning: https://floridapolytechnic.instructure.com/courses/3527/pages/best-practices-for-teaching-online Added 03/22/2020
Assess Your Own Online Course Design: Quality Matters Emergency Checklist: https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vRzSgvQZDAbu9iG3Cxnq3D2hlxiUZrzwVRj94MGPVDvY9exqxiSgOkuhKxkexPSxb12cb3QNqDTWSIc/pub Added 03/22/2020
Understanding the Shift to Online Learning in a Time of Crisis: Research Informed Decisions http://bit.ly/3a3NhFz Added 03/22/2020
A Brief Guide to Synchronous Remote Course Tools (Michael Ball from UC Berkeley has put together a guide for how to conduct live synchronous courses online; offering advice on pedagogy, technology/tools, and best practices).
- Advice To Those About To Teach Online Because Of The Corona-virus (Advice includes selecting the most appropriate technology for your context, getting organized, avoiding long lectures, and monitoring students’ workload.)
- When The Vle Becomes Your Campus: Some Thoughts On Engaging Learners Online (This blog offers an online engagement framework suggesting mindfulness towards engagement across different dimensions including emotional, collaborative, cognitive, and behavioral with tips for lecture recordings and class discussion)
- Migration to online college – online education is easier said than done
- Inside Higher Ed: Transforming online teaching from crisis to community
- Blog post offering reminders about what our students are experiencing and how to prioritize the movement of a course online: Please Do A Bad Job Of Putting Your Courses Online
- Create a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Online Course in 5 Steps or Less! – article by online teaching consultant Amanda Dills, gives realistic, sequential steps for taking a course remote that is grounded in essential learning outcomes
- The Chronicle of Higher Education
- Faculty Focus: Moving a Face-to-Face Course Online without Losing Student Engagement
- SUNY’s Designing an Online Course and Becoming an Online Educator: A Step-by-Step Guide
- Sample Surveys to Assess Students’ Tech Needs for Online Courses
- Inclusivity, Equity, and Accessibility in Online Formats
- Diverse Issues in Higher Education
- Global Society of Online Literacy Educators: Online?…Just In Time!
- Teaching Remotely in Times of Need
- MLA’s Bringing Your Course Online
- A Crash Course for Switching to Online
- Help! I have to suddenly teach online! What should I do?
- The Online Educator: People and Pedagogy (Through this free course, participants will learn to design engaging courses, make teaching more inclusive, navigate online research ethics and shape their digital identity.)
- Get Interactive: Practical Teaching with Technology (This course is designed to help you create dynamic, interactive online courses through the use of multimedia tools, student collaboration opportunities, and formative assessment and feedback.)