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Introducing Notes from the Field: A Blog Series

Introducing Notes from the Field: A Blog Series

About this Series This summer over 230 faculty participated in our Summer T.H.R.I.V.E program to support their preparation for a fully virtual semester. The letters in T.H.R.I.V.E. stand for: T – Teaching & TechnologyH –  High-Touch & Human CenteredR – Revised & ReenergizedI – Interaction & ImpactV – Variability & VulnerabilityE – Equity, Empathy & […]

Sustaining Connections With and Between Students Spotlight #1

Sustaining Connections With and Between Students Spotlight #1

Faculty Info Name: Elizabeth (Bonnie) Lavin-HughesAcademic Program: Performing Arts- Dance (PADA)Average Number of students per section: 24Featured Course: PA 210- Understanding Dance and Music in Elementary Education Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  No, not until Spring ’20 when CSUCI unexpectedly moved all courses online […]

Sustaining Connections With and Between Students Spotlight #2

Sustaining Connections With and Between Students Spotlight #2

Faculty Info Name: Benny NgAcademic Program: ChemistryAverage Number of students per section: 24Featured Course: Chem121L – General Chemistry 1 Lab Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  No, not until March 2020 What practice or technique have you implemented in your course? I created a welcome […]

Sustaining Connections With and Between Students Spotlight #3

Sustaining Connections With and Between Students Spotlight #3

Faculty Info Name: Monica DuranAcademic Program: EducationAverage Number of students per section: 24Featured Course: EDUC 320: Education in Modern Society (two sections) Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  No, not until mid March ’20. What practice or technique have you implemented in your course? Google […]

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #4

Assessment, Alignment and Feedback Spotlight #4

Faculty Info Name: Emily FairfaxAcademic Program: ESRMAverage Number of students per section: 40Featured Course: ESRM 100: Introduction to Environmental Science and Resource Management**Part of a living learning community Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  No, not until the shift (1.5 semesters now). What practice or […]

Field Notes | Week Two – Equity in Action

Field Notes | Week Two – Equity in Action

Virtual instruction is not “business as usual.” It started with an emergency in Spring 2020 and continued to be a necessity for Fall. As our community reels from the local, multi-faceted impacts of a still-ongoing global pandemic and grieves the most recent manifestations of xenophobia and racism, we are also reminded of the human imperative […]

Equity in Action Spotlight #1

Equity in Action Spotlight #1

Faculty Info Name: Colleen NevinsAcademic Program: NursingAverage Number of students per section: 47Featured Course: NRS 303 Pharmacology of Nursing Practice I**It is a 1.5 unit course that is introductory to pharmacology that has been designed in a blended format of asynchronous, synchronous and lab Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual […]

Equity in Action Spotlight #2

Equity in Action Spotlight #2

Faculty Info Name: Danna LomaxAcademic Program: School of Education: Credential ProgramAverage Number of students per section: 30Featured Course: EDSS 533: Teaching English In Middle Schools Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  Yes, for 3 years prior. What practice or technique have you implemented in your […]

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