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Library Services for Remote Teaching and Learning

Library Services for Remote Teaching and Learning Submitted by: Jacqueline Solis, Director of Research & Instructional Services, University Library   Even though library buildings are closed, Library staff are here for you and your students. Teaching support Library specialists can … Continued

How to Design an Adaptable Course

3 Ways to Design an Adaptable, Resilient Course By Aiya Williams, Instructional Technology Manager, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health The future of course offerings is currently unknown: Will UNC courses be online for the entire Fall semester?  Will we … Continued

Tips for Managing Questions and Answers in Zoom

Submitted by Andrea U. Jost Ashdown, Instructional Designer, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health In a residential classroom, questions and answers often arise organically. Faculty and students can use visual cues, natural breakpoints in presentations, and other spontaneous indications to stop … Continued

Tips for at-home Video Production

This video provides some basic tips for how to improve the quality of lecture recordings you create from your home office space. One-on-one consultation with a professional videographer is also available. Just go to the Consultations form and select the … Continued

Extending Time in Sakai for Accommodated Students

See the information here on how to give specific students or groups extended time using the “exceptions” facility in Sakai. To extend time limits in Sakai for accommodated students: Create your test and assign the base level time limit. Test … Continued

8 Ways to be More Inclusive in Your Zoom Teaching

This essay recently published in the Chronicle of Higher Education was written by UNC-Chapel Hill’s associate dean of instructional innovation, Kelly Hogan, and teaching associate professor in Psychology and Neuroscience, Viji Sathy. The piece includes helpful suggestions for using Zoom … Continued

Student Care Referrals

This is an especially challenging time for students and you may notice that some are having difficulty coping. You are encouraged to submit a Care Referral Form to report any concerns you have for a student. Your referral will be … Continued

Upcoming Workshops for Summer Instructors

Remote Teaching Workshops for Summer Instructors UNC faculty development and instructional design experts are offering workshops to help Summer instructors prepare for teaching remotely. Topics will include: preparing to teach remotely, course (re) design, tools in Sakai, using Zoom and … Continued

Keeping Students Engaged in Your Remote Course

Now that you’re teaching remotely, consider these learning activities, communication tips, and tech tools to achieve your learning objectives and build community among your students. Strategies to Keep Students Engaged