As you create your plan, use the questions below to think about how you will address continuity for each of the teaching activities in your courses.
Communicate with students
- When will you communicate with students and how often?
- What tool (or tools) will you use to communicate with students and how will you use it (or them)?
- What will your initial communication to students look like?
- How is course continuity addressed in your syllabus?
Distribute course materials and readings
- What course materials are likely to be affected (schedules, syllabus, etc.)?
- How will you make students aware of changes in course materials and readings?
- What tools will you use to distribute this content?
- Which lectures in your course will be affected during a crisis?
- How will you deliver these lectures if you cannot meet face-to-face?
- What is your plan for course continuity if you are unable to teach your course for any reason?
Run lab activities
- Will lab activities in your course be affected?
- If so, how will you alter each of these activities to achieve your learning outcomes?
Foster communication and collaboration among students
- How will you foster collaboration in your course over time?
- How will you foster student-to-student communication?
- How will you make students accountable for group work done at a distance?
- What types of files will students be required to submit?
- How will you collect assignments?
- What accommodations may some students need for assignments?
Assess student learning
- What exams and other assessments will be affected?
- How will you deliver and collect responses to those exams?
- Which exams will need to be converted to projects or papers?
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