Summer 2020 GT Remote Teaching Academy

A committee representing GTPE, CTL, OIT, C21U, the Library, and the Summer Office put together a Summer 2020 GT Remote Teaching Academy to prepare instructors to teach this summer semester, including  courses for IGniTe students. All instructors of record will be added to a Canvas course for the asynchronous activities of this academy. This will be made available on April 27th, 2020. The below synchronous sessions will also be available to all instructors. The synchronous sessions will be recorded and made available in the GT Remote Teaching Academy Canvas course. Instructors are strongly encouraged to benefit from the asynchronous training and at least three of the synchronous sessions of their choosing.


One-on-One Sessions (optional, upon request):

Sign-up for 30 minute one-on-one consultations starting on April 24, 2020 (priority given to MayMester and Summer I instructors)


Synchronous Sessions: (sign up)

  1. Design Summer Syllabus for Remote Teaching and Learning  April 29 and May 4, 2020, 10-11am
  2. Course Engagement Best Practices  April 30 and May 5, 2020, 10-11am
  3. Effective Assessment of Student Learning, May 1 and May 6, 2020, 10-11am
  4. Canvas Course Navigation and Tools Overview  April 29 and May 4, 2020, 1-2pm
  5. Choosing the Right Tool for Content Delivery  April 30, 2020, 2-3pm and May 5, 2020, 1-2pm
  6. Assessment Technologies Overview  May 1 and May 6, 2020, 1-2pm


Asynchronous Modules: (available in Canvas starting on April 27, 2020)

  1. Design Fundamentals (design syllabus for summer remote teaching, backward design, learning objectives, alignment, course policies)
  2. Intro to Canvas (course navigation and tools overview)
  3. Engaging Students in Learning (faculty-student, student-student, and student-content interaction, building a community of learners)
  4. Creating Effective Content (asynchronous and synchronous content delivery considerations and technologies)
  5. Assessment of Student Learning (creating and administering assessments for remote delivery, identifying students at risk)


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