Connect with colleagues to engage in dialogue, reflection, and planning sessions focused on learning from our pivot to emergency remote teaching this spring. This three-day event is open to teaching faculty and instructional staff at Colby, Bates, and Bowdoin Colleges.
10 – 11:15 a.m.
Remote Teaching and Learning Webinar: Reaching Across the Divide: Fostering Connections in Remote Learning
Presented by Shauna’h Fuegen, Senior Academic Technology Consultant and Manager of the Language Resource Center, Bates College
Description: Clear, authentic communication is key to a successful remote class, but is especially challenging during this time of pandemic. Examine strategies and tools for cultivating communication with your students. Bates professors Adriana Salerno and Kirk Read will be on hand to discuss their experiences reaching students during the COVID-19 pivot to remote teaching.
12 – 1 p.m.
Birds of a Feather Lunches
Join colleagues from the CBB community to share your remote teaching and learning experiences. Each day offers you the opportunity to interact with a different community of faculty and instructors.
Lecturers, Lab Instructors
Visiting, Postdoctoral Fellows
Colby Roundtables on Remote Teaching and Learning Delivery
1:15 – 2 p.m.
Synchronous vs. Asynchronous I: Conveying Course Content
Presented by Carol Hurney, Director Center for Teaching and Learning, Tim Stonesifer, Instructional Technologist, Academic ITS
Description: Participants will reflect on the best strategies to convey course content to students in the remote environment that encourages engagement and supports desired learning outcomes. Specifically, we will examine best practices for video production.
2:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Synchronous vs. Asynchronous II: Class Sessions and Discussions
Presented by Kevin Murray, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Teaching and Learning, Ghada Gherwash, Interim Director, Colby Writing Program and Multilingual Writing Specialist, Manny Gimond, GIS and Quantitative Analysis Specialist
Description: In this roundtable session, we will share our experiences with synchronous and asynchronous class sessions and discussions and the technological tools that enable them. We will work to draw pedagogical lessons from our experiences.