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Faculty Guide for Online Teaching

.Mode of Communication With Students.

  • Contact your students via email or Canvas and let them know the expectations of communication for the course.

  • Send out the Student Survey about their technology and access needs as this will inform some of your online choices.

  • Remember to be patient and flexible with students who are slow to respond.

  • For some students, going "home" is not a break. Try not to make assumptions about students'.

In addition, we should also anticipate that many families, including our own, will be impacted by this health crisis. Leave space for grief, anxiety, and be sure to direct students to the appropriate campus resources.

Adapted from the Z.O.M.B.I.E. Survival Guide for VCUarts

.Soliciting Student Capabilities and Needs.

This document has been developed as a suggested starting point for faculty looking for guidance on how to outreach to their students to get back information on their students’ resources and needs as we all approach the beginning of remote instruction.  Faculty are encouraged to take these ideas, in whole or in part, adapt them as they see fit, and share questions and collect feedback from students in whatever way makes the most sense to them.

Prepared by: 

  • Adam Greteman--Director, Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program; Assistant Professor, Art Education
  • Jim Ter Meer--Associate Professor, Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects
  • Tom Burtonwood--Assistant Professor, Contemporary Practices, Sculpture
  • Allie n Steve Mullen--Associate Professor, Adjunct, Art and Technology Studies, Liberal Arts
  • Paul Jackson--Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies

.Creating a Google Form.


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Google Form Responses + Sheets.