Fall 2020 Virtual Sessions
In these fall sessions, CTAT provided attendees with new ways to increase engagement in their synchronous (real-time) and asynchronous courses.
In this session CTAT provided the 5 Essentials for Effective Online Teaching then Krystie Anderson shared strategies for teaching online: Mapping the course layout; planning the assignment schedule; breaking down large assignments; providing students with assignment options; and showing empathy towards students. These tips can be applied to synchronous or asynchronous online classes. This session is for faculty who are new to online teaching. If you missed this session you will be able to view the video here.
In this session CTAT covered the basics of using Zoom to conduct a class meeting, from scheduling the session to closing the session and everything in between. You can watch this session here.
In this session CTAT discussed how to use breakout rooms, the annotation tool, polling, and the whiteboard in Zoom. Then demonstrated and discussed the different ways you could use Zoom “breakout rooms” to engage your students. f you missed this session you will be able to view the video here.
Stacie Bradshaw discussed two main topics during this session. First, she discussed the use of orientation sessions at the beginning of the semester to engage your students and allow them a chance to interact live with their instructor. The second thing we discussed is how to provide a more active presence in the course and with your students both in and out of the momentum shell using tools such as discussions and social media. You can view this session here.
Jillian Miller shared how she uses a combination of Zoom Breakout Rooms, Google Jamboards, and Google Docs to foster collaboration among Success Teams (base groups). She also shared ideas for using Momentum Discussion Boards, for both the whole class and within Success Teams, to support team-building and collaboration. You can view this session here.