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Five Useful Resources for Online Learning

As educators seek out advice for how to teach remotely quickly and effectively, it’s important to Elsevier to provide outside resources our team has found valuable during this time of transition.

  1. So You Want to Temporarily Teach Online, Inside Higher EdEducators can use these tips by Stephanie Moore and Charles B. Hodges as a guide for how to accomplish their goals teaching online, best methods of communication for your remote students, and methods synchronously and asynchronously. This not only covers important tools accessible to most educators, but how to use them to reassure students that learning will continue in your new classroom.
  2. What to Expect as Colleges and Universities Move Classes Online Amid Coronavirus Fears, The ConversationIn this piece by Vanessa Dennen, she addresses practical questions that educators across the country are asking themselves in the midst of planning during a pandemic, including some good news that moving online will help prepare educators for the future.
  3. COVID-19 Information and Resources, Career Education Colleges and UniversitiesAs the Coronavirus affects higher education, resources through Career Education Colleges and Universities specifically related to the response in higher education are compiled on this site so educators in any field can stay in the loop on those changes.
  4. Making the Shift to Online Learning: Emergency Preparedness & Instructional Continuity, Online Learning ConsortiumHosted by higher education professionals, including Dr. Shubha G. Kashyap, Dr. Luke Dowden, Dr. Gaetano Lotrecchiano, John Vivolo, Marlene Leekang, this webinar helps educators develop plans to maintain continuity in their classrooms.
  5. Keep Calm and Keep Teaching, Inside Higher EdAlthough technology gives instructors the resources to continue teaching, maintaining the interpersonal connection with students is what will make the transition successful. Collaborating with other colleges also creating online classrooms and reassuring students of what the online classroom will look like will help ease stress on both ends.

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