General Tips And Tech For Moving Courses Online

GENERAL

Remote Learning Resources - Google spreadsheet of resources from numerous colleges and universities around the country, managed by DePaul University’s Center for Teaching and Learning

Asynchronous and Synchronous learning - table of definitions and pros/cons from UW-Madison

Free downloadable guide on online learning  - from the Chronicle of Higher Education

ID-ER Network -The Instructional Design Emergency Response (ID-ER) Network connects institutions and educators to e-learning professionals willing to help convert face-to-face courses or course components to online offerings during times of crisis, such as natural disasters and epidemics

TEACHING REMOTELY WITHOUT GOING HIGH TECH

“Please do a bad job of putting your courses online” - on just doing the basics for remote teaching  

Creative Teaching Assignments for Teaching at a Distance - low tech ideas from the Bard Experimental Humanities Center

“What Do We Teach Now” - a thoughtful perspective from sociologist Deborah Cohan, in Inside Higher Ed

IMPORTANT NON-CURRICULAR CONSIDERATIONS TO MOVING ONLINE

 “9 things you can do right now to support students through the COVID epidemic” - article from Presence

“Accessible Teaching in the Time of COVID-19” -article by Mapping Access about accounting for accessibility when moving online

"Social Justice in a Time of Social Distancing," Design Studio for Social innovation

"Talking About COVID-19: Call for Racial Economic and Health Equity, " from the Opportunity Agenda-

COVID-19, Copyright, & Library Superpowers - article about fair use and online learning

TECH TOOLS AND HOW-TO’S

Ways of Gathering in the Era of COVID: A Guide to Livestreaming on HowlroundTV

How to Plan a Virtual Event - advice from Vimeo on March 26

How to Hold A Watch Party on Facebook - YouTube tutorial

Jitsi Meet - great free resource that doesn’t require downloading anything. Just sign up for your own account, create a room and share the link.

Whereby– same as above but for smaller meetings.  Quick and easy to use, just create an account and sign up.