Category: Miscellaneous

Graduation 2020

This weekend is Graduation for UAS, and it’s a different graduation than normal.  I am missing the gathering of graduates with their friends and family, the speeches giving inspiration of the future, and the coming together to celebrate the accomplishments of our graduates.  Instead we are going virtual.   It won’t quite be the same, but …

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Social Distancing

Yes, social distancing is the new way of life, and is helping to slow the spread of COVID-19.  With this virus being able to spread prior to an individual showing symptoms, it’s an important practice, especially for those in greater risk categories. Here are tips for social distancing from the CDC: Follow guidance from authorities …

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One Stop Reference Guide

Wow, it’s been a crazy few weeks, with a lot of changes.  How do we keep up?  I am hoping to help you, with links to some of the sites that have the changing/updated information.  I have also added other links that might be interesting to you right now.  You can click on the link, …

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Watch Out For Scam E-Mail

In this new work from home world I am sure you are getting emails for education programs and software that looks like it may be great for your courses.  Please remain vigilant regarding possible scams from links that appear to come from vendors.  I want you to be aware that some are trying to take …

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Tips for Working At Home

Hi everyone.  This is my second FLC post for today, but I wanted to share a presentation I made for the Sitka All-Campus meeting today.  This gives you some tips and strategies for working at home. As we keeping moving forward I will try to keep you informed as I get more, and updated, information. …

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Moving Forward – Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Hi everyone.  I am writing this FLC with my son in mind.  He is a first year Doctoral student at the Hartt School of Music in Hartford, Connecticut.  His degree program is percussion performance, and his instruments are housed at the school.  He left for Spring Break with a plan for what he was going …

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Remote Teaching Recommendations

Today’s Faculty Learning Corner gives you resources, tips, and recommendations for moving forward with remote teaching.  The form was adapted from Oregon State University. Let the Helpdesk, CELT, and your instructional designers know what issues you run into as we transition to remote learning. Identify Expectations for Students Consider some of your expectations for students, …

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Things to Think About When Moving Your Classes Online

I wanted to share some tips from Dr. Rebecca Barrett-Fox, Assistant Professor at Arkansas State University,  to help you move forward through the transition to online teaching. Things to know about your students Here are some things to think about as you move online: Your students know less about technology than you think. Many of …

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Moving to Remote Teaching Quickly

Resources From friend and Instructional Designer Kristen‌ ‌Bourgault‌:  The following resources offer useful suggestions for educators who are being asked to quickly move into the online environment in response to school closures.  IDEAS FOR REACHING OUT TO STUDENTS How to Outreach Online StudentsVery quick, straightforward, one-page list with tips for reaching out to students in …

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Learning and Growth

I hope you are having a good Spring Break.  Today I wanted to give you just a quick one and a half minute video about learning from Dr. Michael Wesch, who was awarded 2008 U.S. Professor of the Year award from  CASE and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Learning is Fun You are not …

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