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Training sessions for remote teaching

In addition to the kick off of Dual Delivery Summer Camp today (June 1), University Technology’s Teaching and Learning Technologies and University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education are offering four additional remote training sessions this week for faculty members who are not participating in camp, but are interested in fine-tuning their virtual skills for the upcoming academic year.

Those who are interested in any of the sessions or would like more information about Dual Delivery Summer Camp can contact Auriel Benford at to register.

“Using Your Synchronous and Asynchronous Time Strategically”

Monday, June 1, at 9 a.m.

This session will help participants think through incorporating engaging synchronous activities and meaningful asynchronous activities in remote courses. Participants will be given the opportunity to discuss ideas and questions with the group.

“Formulating Your Assessment Strategy”

Tuesday, June 2, at 9 a.m.

During this session, the group will discuss types of assessments to use while remote learning and teaching continues and how to encourage academic honesty in a remote environment. Participants are encouraged to discuss and ask questions.

“How to Use the Technology”

Tuesday, June 2, 2 p.m.

This session will feature an overview of Zoom, Canvas and Echo and how to use these technologies to enhance the remote teaching experience. Questions about available technology are welcome.

“Communicating with Students and Incorporating Flexibility”

Thursday, June 4, at 1 p.m.  

This session will cover the importance of standard and frequent communication in remote environments, as well as provide strategies for engaging students and building community. Participants are encouraged to ask questions and share their own experience with communicating while remote.