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With the possibility that we might all be teaching remotely in the coming weeks, what have been some tools, resources, techniques, tricks that you have used as a design instructor when developing a class and course taught online or from remote locations? Are there things that did and did not work? What is the process and best practices for creating a video tutorial? What are the tools, equipment and software that work best? Please share your experiences here, so we may begin to prepare for what seems like the inevitable suspension of in-person classes.
Chat: From Lisa Hammershaimb : a sprinkling of synch From Dirk Dallas : Dennis how long is that open studio time usually? From Dennis Cheatham : Dirk, I offer 3 hours per week, each at a different time of day to compensate for time zones and work schedules. From robinlanda : Conversely, chat allows shy students to participate during synchronous sessions. From Dirk Dallas : That’s great thanks! From Naoko Masuda : Dennis what are some good platforms that can be used for asynchronous critique? From Dennis Cheatham : (…One hour at a time…) From Mitch Goldstein : I use D
Thanks to Heather Quinn at DePaul University for sharing this post about different strategies for teaching without hogging all the bandwidth! Videoconferencing Alternatives: How Low-Bandwidth Teaching Will Save Us All By Daniel StanfordMarch 16, 2020Read time: 7 minutes When we try to replicate classroom experiences in an online environment, it’s easy to think of video conferencing as our go-to tool for all sorts of learning objectives—and for good reason. Most of us have participated in a video conference at work or had a video chat with friends or family at some point. We
Quinnipiac is looking for online faculty for the Masters program. The Quinnipiac University School of Communications Interactive Media + Communications Master’s program has needs for part time online faculty in a number of areas. These courses are delivered in a seven-week format throughout the year. Our QU Online division has excellent technological and logistical support for those of us teaching online. We are hoping to spread this search far and wide, so please forward to any colleagues you think might be interested. The most immediate need, however, is for a new course called IC