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Encouraging Engagement with Recorded Videos: A Love Letter to PlayPosit

Encouraging Engagement with Recorded Videos: A Love Letter to PlayPosit

The Problem As educators, we should all be aware that students typically have an attention span of about 10-15 minutes. When teaching in person, we can address this fact by adjusting the pace of our lectures, responding to student questions, and engaging students with our movements and facial expressions as well as class activities. Maintaining […]

Sustaining Connections With and Between Students Spotlight #4

Sustaining Connections With and Between Students Spotlight #4

Faculty Info Name: Mary WooAcademic Programs: ESRM and ChemistryAverage Number of students per section: 40Featured Course: ESRM 205: Principles of Sustainability Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  No, not until March ’20 What practice or technique have you implemented in your course? I am using […]

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 […]

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 #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 […]

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 & […]

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