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Tales from the Zoom

A professor who loves the classroom goes online – and finds its virtues.

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Video: Getting Ready for Fall 2020 with Iain Muir

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Guest lecturers and online archives: Augustana history professor on remote learning in Fall 2020

Hear from professor Mélanie Methot on how she’s adapted her history courses to be successful online.

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Prepare to be adaptable: Studying psychology in Fall 2020

Professor Elena Nicoladis discusses her plans for teaching remotely this September.

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Video: Getting ready for Fall 2020 with Samer Adeeb

Learn how structural engineering professor Samer Adeeb will teach his favourite graduate course this fall.

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A new opportunity: Studying botany during the pandemic

“We have to seize all the advantages and turn this into a great experience,” explained Damian Cirelli, botany laboratory coordinator and instructor.

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Behaviour modification: Applying the principles of psychology to remote learning

Award-winning instructor Karsten Loepelmann discusses distance learning—including how to change your behaviour—in Fall 2020.

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Video: Getting ready for Fall 2020 with Cristina Stasia

Cristina Stasia shares why and how she's excited to teach her students all about the Foundations of Leadership this Fall.

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Video: Getting ready for Fall 2020 with Tanya Park

Watch as Tanya Park shares the three principles that will guide her and her graduate Nursing class this Fall.

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Teaching statistics in a brave new world

Assistant Professor Adam Kashlak is focused on engaging students remotely in the upcoming academic year.

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Remote connectivity: Teaching immunology at a distance

Associate Professor Brad Magor discusses distance learning—and helping to build community in class—in Fall 2020

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Bringing the lab home: Ecology instructor discusses plans for remote delivery in September

Challenging problems require creative solutions, explains ecology instructor Melissa Roach.

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Under the surface: Studying geology and plate tectonics online

Hear from Professor John Waldron on how he’ll be teaching an undergraduate geology course in September 2020.

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Video: Getting Ready for Fall 2020 with Dallas Mix

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Video: Getting Ready for Fall 2020 with Kathy Metzger-Corriveau

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Video: Getting Ready for Fall 2020 with Liane Jean

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Video: Getting ready for Fall 2020 with Alex Gainer

Professor Alex Gainer shares why he's excited to teach his students about Economics this Fall.

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Getting the dirt on dinosaurs with remote learning

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Step into my digital office: Quantum mechanics online

Professor Frank Marsiglio discusses how he is adapting to remote delivery in Fall 2020.

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Microbiology at a distance: Undergraduate learning in Fall 2020

Hear from Professor Lisa Stein on how she’ll be teaching undergraduate microbiology courses at a distance.

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The Fall 2020 experience

While modes of delivery may look a little different, what remains the same is a commitment to an exceptional education and learning experience for...

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Video: Parks course preamble

Instructor John Acorn looks forward to the opportunity to restructure his Parks Ecology and Society course to deliver it remotely.

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Coming out of crisis mode: Bettering the remote learning environment

It took only one class session for me to realize I needed to go beyond simply being able to deliver education remotely — I needed to shift my...

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Going remote

Making the transition to remote work can seem daunting at first, but there are a variety of tools to assist with moving to an online space.