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COVID-19 Impact-Related Resources for TCU Faculty

Curated List Current as of April 15, 2020

Student Support

WCET
(WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies)
Articles and Blogs about Academic Support services, tutorials and career services for students.
https://wcet.wiche.edu/covid-19-resources/student-services

Achieving the Dream
Holistic Student Support Toolkit
Free PDF Download
https://www.advisingsuccessnetwork.org/leadership-and-change-management/test-downloadable-resource/

Educause
Student Access to Internet
Links to reduced cost Internet, hotspot and WiFi
https://library.educause.edu/topics/teaching-and-learning/online-learning

Google Docs Crowd Source-Document
Advising in Times of Disruption
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GwDaMlWK7maNY8y1bPSYtlDSZPgkcK_6N7CauxND0k0/edit

 

Technology Training

WCET
(WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies)
General Resources
Resources Specific to Humanities and Social Sciences
Resources Specific to Science Technology Engineering and Math
https://wcet.wiche.edu/covid-19-resources/instruction-teaching-technology

(See also LMS Below)

 

Assessment

WCET
(WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies)
Articles on Assessment and Alternative Assessment
https://wcet.wiche.edu/node/2740

(See also Digital Pedagogy below)

 

Digital Pedagogy

Educause
Webinar Transcript and Recording
Transformation in a Time of Crisis: Changing Course Venues in Midstream
https://events.educause.edu/webinar/2020/transformation-in-a-time-of-crisis-changing-course-venues-in-midstream

Epigeum (Oxford University Press)
Free Access (until May 31) to Epigeum Resources including: Teaching Online, Blended Learning, Planning and Preparing Learning Activities, Addressing Student Barriers to Success
https://www.epigeum.com/epigeum-insights/news/moving-to-online-teaching-in-response-to-the-coronavirus-covid-19-free-access-to-epigeum-resources-that-may-help/

National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA)
Google Doc Crowd Sourced Document
Topics Include: Assessment Resources, Resources for Students, Online discussion tips, course design, technology considerations.
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KsILIECJb_82NnNibk6dwcGS-wXVCL73xhzsHWl5gmo/edit#

National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA)
Free Weekly Webinar Series
April 23, April 30
https://emails.illinois.edu/newsletter/5031235.html

American Indian Higher Education Consortium
Info and Resources: Online Learning Staff recommended Sites, Additional Resources, COVID-19 Websites, Higher Ed Guidance and Directives
http://www.aihec.org/covid19/COVID19_info_resources.html

Chronicle Vitae
Article from an Associate Professor
“2 Principles Guiding my Reluctant Online Conversion”
https://chroniclevitae.com/news/2330-2-principles-guiding-my-reluctant-online-conversion?cid=VTEVPMSED1

 

LMS

Zoom

Zoom
Best Practices for Securing your Virtual Classroom
https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2020/03/27/best-practices-for-securing-your-virtual-classroom/

Inside Higher Ed
Zoombies Take Over Online Classroom
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2020/04/03/zoombombing-isn%E2%80%99t-going-away-and-it-could-get-worse

C/Net
Prevent Zoombombing: Change these 4 settings now for secure video chat
https://www.cnet.com/how-to/prevent-zoombombing-change-these-4-zoom-settings-now-for-secure-video-chat/

 

Jenzabar

How to Sustain Student Engagement in a (temporarily) Remote Culture
https://www.jenzabar.com/blog/how-to-sustain-student-engagement-in-a-temporarily-remote-culture

Trainings, Support Contacts, eLearning Links
https://www.jenzabar.com/commitment-to-your-success-during-covid-19-crisis

eLearning Youtube Tutorials
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmGCxvYB8qWO5FcPwbNXtGSJlyi6TiDfb

 

Brightspace & Desire 2Learn (D2L)

Lynda.com
Training and Tutorials
(Often Local Libraries will allow you to register on Lynda for free.  There’s also a free one month trial currently being offered)
https://www.lynda.com/Desire-Learn-training-tutorials/1732-0.html

DePaul University
D2L Essentials
Topics and How To’s include: Course Set-up
Discussions; Submission Folders; Grades & Assessments; Dates and Deadlines; Monitoring Student Progress; Common Questions
Tools
Search tools
https://resources.depaul.edu/teaching-commons/teaching-guides/technology/desire2learn/d2l-essentials/Pages/default.aspx

 

Canvas

University of Colorado, Boulder
Canvas Instructor Support
https://oit.colorado.edu/services/teaching-learning-applications/canvas/help/instructor-support

Florida State University
Canvas Instructor Training Course
Easy to Follow Modules on: Course Planning and Setup, Course Organization, Completion of Development Site, Grading, Assignments and Feedback, End-of-Semester Information and Discussion Boards.
https://canvas.fsu.edu/courses/63

Lynda.com
Training and Tutorials
(Often Local Libraries will allow you to register on Lynda for free.  There’s also a free one month trial currently being offered)
https://www.lynda.com/Canvas-training-tutorials/1722-0.html

 

General COVID-19 Info

World Health Organization
Coronavirus Disease Situation Reports
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/situation-reports

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
How COVID-19 Spreads
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/how-covid-spreads.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fprepare%2Ftransmission.html

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Prevention and Treatment
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fprepare%2Fprevention.html