As you begin the process of planning your summer course, please refer to the general recommendations below to guide your course conversion.
1. Focus on selecting two to three online tools/activities in your online course that align with your learning goals and support engaged student learning.
You do not have to create a blockbuster film to offer students an engaging online experience.
2. Seek to foster community among your learners.
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3. Communicate with your students early and often. Consider posting an introductory course video, a brief personal introduction and using the Blackboard “Announcements” feature to alert students of upcoming assignments and deadlines. We also recommend that you consider setting aside time each week for virtual “Zoom” office hours with students to connect with you personally on questions and concerns related to your course and/or to receive feedback on their performance.
Note. If live sessions are an integral part of your course, you are required to make key instructional materials available to students if they cannot participate in live online sessions. This may include:
- Recorded Zoom/Blackboard Collaborate sessions
- Recorded video with summary of key information/concepts
- Comprehensive slides/handouts
- Instructional materials to supplement the above