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Instructor Supports and Workshops for Remote Learning

May 1, 2020 — 

Developing Your Summer 2020 Remote Learning Course 

The Centre, in collaboration with the Manitoba Flexible Learning HUB, has developed an array of materials and tutorials to help you prepare for and teach your Summer 2020 remote learning course. Topics include:

  • Teaching an Online or Remote Course
  • Readiness to Teach Survey and Customized Support Tool
  • How to Teach Synchronously with Webex (Mac and PC versions)
  • How to Learn Online
  • Framework Courses (Science, Humanities, Other)
  • How to use a Framework Course – a Video Series
  • How to use a Framework Course – one-hour workshops coming soon

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

 

Online Workshops

Teaching Remotely: The Basics

The objective of this session is to highlight similarities, differences, and challenges encountered when transitioning from teaching face-to-face to online, including guidance towards further resources and support.

Facilitator: Dr. Ryan Los (Research Associate), The Centre

All Wednesdays in May, 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

 

Teaching Remotely: Establishing and Maintaining Student Motivation and Engagement

This session will begin with a brief presentation of strategies to establish and maintain student motivation and engagement throughout your remote course, followed by an open discussion led by attendees.

Facilitator: Dr. Ryan Los (Research Associate), The Centre

All Thursdays in May, 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

 

Integrity Coffee Hour

A weekly facilitated discussion, to explore a variety of topics in academic integrity in online/remote teaching and learning, including the meaning of academic integrity, strategies for promoting academic integrity, and successes and challenges in the era of COVID-19.

Facilitator: Brenda Stoesz (Faculty Specialist – Academic Integrity and Copyright), The Centre

All Tuesdays in May, 1:15 – 2:30 PM

 

Supporting International Students During the COVID-19 Outbreak

The focus of this workshop is to help our teaching community support international students build on their existing strengths and manage the many unique challenges that they are facing during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Facilitator: Michelle Pearson (Instructor II / Counsellor), Student Counselling Centre

Thursday, May 14, 9:15 – 10:30 AM

 

Supporting Indigenous Students in Remote Learning Environments

In this one hour workshop we will discuss some of the barriers Indigenous students at the U of M are experiencing in remote learning and ways instructors can address these concerns.

Facilitators: Leah Fontaine (Indigenous Initiatives Educator), The Centre, Jeri Ducharme (Indigenous Initiatives Educator), The Centre, and Debra Beach Ducharme (Director), Indigenous Health Integration

Thursday, May 14, 9:15 – 10:30 AM

Wednesday, May 20, 1:15 – 2:30 PM

Friday, May 29, 10:30 – 11:45 AM

 

Promoting Intercultural Competence in Times of Crisis

To walk abreast with the University of Manitoba’s commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, this session aims to explore how intercultural competence can help enhance an inclusive learning environment during times of crisis.

Facilitator: Yunyi Chen (Educational Developer – Internationalization), The Centre

Friday, May 22, 9:15 – 10:30 AM

 

Supporting International Students in Remote Teaching and Learning Environments

This session aims to explore how International students can be supported in remote teaching and learning environments.

Facilitator: Yunyi Chen (Educational Developer – Internationalization), The Centre

Monday, May 25, 10:30 – 11:45 AM

 

Teaching Remotely: Instructor Well-Being during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The session will begin with a brief presentation of evidence-based strategies for increasing well-being during this crisis, followed by an open discussion with attendees. Resources for improving well-being will be provided.

Facilitator: Dr. Lori Doan (SoTL Developer), The Centre

Thursday, May 28, 10:30 – 11:45 AM

 

REGISTER HERE FOR THE ABOVE WORKSHOPS.

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