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The following web sites and documents offer a variety of suggestions and "better practices" for remote teaching. Many are specific to the schools that produced them, but all offer useful advice that can be adapted. See also [[Corporate/Publisher Support]] that's being offered during the COVID-19 epidemic.
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The following web sites and documents offer a variety of suggestions and "better practices" for remote teaching. Many are specific to the schools that produced them, but all offer useful advice that can be adapted.  
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'''See also:''' [https://xula.libguides.com/libraryinfoc/resources Xavier Library's index of resources] that have been made available during the COVID-19 epidemic
  
 
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* [https://www.chronicle.com/article/Going-Online-in-a-Hurry-What/248207&sa=D&ust=1583943845871000&usg=AFQjCNEPsBat8GYS-0K2Drw6ez5E-iIRbw Going Online in a Hurry] (Michelle D. Miller, ''Chronicle of Higher Ed'')
 
* [https://www.chronicle.com/article/Going-Online-in-a-Hurry-What/248207&sa=D&ust=1583943845871000&usg=AFQjCNEPsBat8GYS-0K2Drw6ez5E-iIRbw Going Online in a Hurry] (Michelle D. Miller, ''Chronicle of Higher Ed'')
 
* [https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2020/03/10/prepare-move-online-continuity-planning-coronavirus-and-beyond-opinion&sa=D&ust=1583943845871000&usg=AFQjCNHz8yfPLwyqto6QLADTVt6-0j643Q Prepare to Move Online (in a Hurry)] (Nathan Greeno, ''Inside Higher Ed'')
 
* [https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2020/03/10/prepare-move-online-continuity-planning-coronavirus-and-beyond-opinion&sa=D&ust=1583943845871000&usg=AFQjCNHz8yfPLwyqto6QLADTVt6-0j643Q Prepare to Move Online (in a Hurry)] (Nathan Greeno, ''Inside Higher Ed'')
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* [https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vRzSgvQZDAbu9iG3Cxnq3D2hlxiUZrzwVRj94MGPVDvY9exqxiSgOkuhKxkexPSxb12cb3QNqDTWSIc/pub QM Emergency Remote Instruction Checklist for Higher Ed.]: The Quality Matters Emergency Remote Instruction (ERI) Checklist is a tiered list of considerations, tips, and actionable strategies to enact during an institutional move to temporary remote instruction of classroom-based courses.
  
 
==Brightspace Resources==
 
==Brightspace Resources==
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** [https://community.brightspace.com/s/article/Creating-Accessible-Course-Content-in-Microsoft-PowerPoint Creating Accessible Course Content In Microsoft PowerPoint] (D2L)
 
** [https://community.brightspace.com/s/article/Creating-Accessible-Course-Content-in-Microsoft-PowerPoint Creating Accessible Course Content In Microsoft PowerPoint] (D2L)
 
** [https://community.brightspace.com/s/article/Six-More-Tips-for-Making-Online-Courses-Accessible Six Tips For Making Online Courses Accessible] (D2L)
 
** [https://community.brightspace.com/s/article/Six-More-Tips-for-Making-Online-Courses-Accessible Six Tips For Making Online Courses Accessible] (D2L)
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* [https://www.nationaldeafcenter.org/sites/default/files/InstructorsTeachingDeafStudentsOnline.pdf Tips for Instructors: Teaching Deaf Students Online (pdf)] (National Deaf Center)
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* [https://www.acs.org/content/dam/acsorg/education/publications/teaching-chemistry-to-students-with-disabilities.pdf Teaching Chemistry to Students with Disabilities (pdf)] (American Chemical Society)
 
* [http://webaim.org/intro/ Introduction to Web Accessibility] (Web Accessibility in Mind)
 
* [http://webaim.org/intro/ Introduction to Web Accessibility] (Web Accessibility in Mind)
 
* [http://oeraccess.merlot.org/ Open Education Resources (OER) and Accessibility] (Merlot)
 
* [http://oeraccess.merlot.org/ Open Education Resources (OER) and Accessibility] (Merlot)
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* [http://www.microsoft.com/enable/training/office2010/ Microsoft Accessibility Resources] (Microsoft)
 
* [http://www.microsoft.com/enable/training/office2010/ Microsoft Accessibility Resources] (Microsoft)
 
* [http://www.adobe.com/accessibility/resources.html PDF Accessibility: Best Practices] (Adobe)
 
* [http://www.adobe.com/accessibility/resources.html PDF Accessibility: Best Practices] (Adobe)
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==Corporate Freebies==
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During the COVID-19 outbreak, some telecom and software companies are offering freebies and discounts. This list may be updated.
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'''Internet access'''
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* [https://www.highspeedinternet.com/resources/internet-guide-during-coronavirus-outbreak Your Guide to Internet Service During New Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak] (comprehensive listing)
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* [https://www.wkbw.com/news/national/coronavirus/spectrum-to-offer-free-broadband-and-wifi-to-students-without-it Spectrum to offer free broadband and WiFi to students without it]
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* [https://lifehacker.com/comcast-is-offering-60-days-of-free-internet-for-low-in-1842312439 Comcast Is Offering 60 Days of Free Internet for Low-Income Families Right Now]
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'''Software'''
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* [https://tophat.com/covid-19-response/ Top Hat platform free of charge for professors and students who have current, active classes] (see below for more on Top Hat)
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* [https://discover.techsmith.com/remote-techsmith/ TechSmith Snagit (screen recording tool) and TechSmith Video Review (asynchronous collaboration) free to use through June 2020]
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* [https://info.softchalk.com/extended-softchalk-cloud-trial SoftChalk offers free access to its online lesson creation and student interaction tool]
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* [https://nationbuilder.com/covid_19 NationBuilder is offering free software and services to governments, agencies, and NGOs engaged in COVID-19 direct relief and emergency response efforts]
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* [https://www.ibm.com/account/reg/us-en/signup?formid=urx-19774 IBM SPSS Statistics Trial]
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'''Top Hat tutorials'''
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* How to set up an asynchronous course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSWLk27SOp0&amp=&feature=youtu.be
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* How to set up a synchronous course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9BwIzm_aPI&amp=&feature=youtu.be
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* How to leverage Top Hat for remote lecturing in general: https://support.tophat.com/s/article/COVID-19-Teaching-Remotely-with-Top-Hat
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* Here is a link to register for webinars: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/7792985879952776962
  
 
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Latest revision as of 17:16, 4 July 2020

Please note: These resources were compiled to support our quick pivot to emergency remote teaching during the initial outbreak of COVID-19 in our area, in the spring of 2020. While we hope some of this content may be of continuing value, these pages are not being updated and may contain outdated information.

The following web sites and documents offer a variety of suggestions and "better practices" for remote teaching. Many are specific to the schools that produced them, but all offer useful advice that can be adapted.

See also: Xavier Library's index of resources that have been made available during the COVID-19 epidemic

Instructional Continuity Planning

An instructional continuity plan is a plan to ensure that learning can continue even when face-to-face meeting is not possible.

Emergency Remote Teaching

Remote teaching is the use of technology to allow teaching and learning to take place during a temporary emergency.

Brightspace Resources

Brightspace is the Learning Management System (LMS) used by Xavier and is the best pedagogical technology to start with during an emergency.

Resources for Technology Tools

Beyond Brightspace, there are a variety of technologies that can be used to provide teaching, learning, and assessment.

Accessibility Resources

When using technology to teach, try to ensure that materials are accessible to all students.

Corporate Freebies

During the COVID-19 outbreak, some telecom and software companies are offering freebies and discounts. This list may be updated.

Internet access

Software

Top Hat tutorials

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