• Remote Instruction Best Practices

    Instructional Continuity

    INTRODUCTION This page provides information for faculty on a variety of different resources and strategies to support remote instruction in the context of the COVID-19 remote learning period. Please note that it may change regularly. Students should go to this guide, which is tailored for student needs and is also being updated regularly.  Our latest news section is where we regularly post tips on a variety of tools faculty and students might use in the context of remote teaching and learning.  More information on software that can be accessed remotely. KEY CONSIDERATIONS At a school like Trinity, where nearly all instruction is planned for in-person class sessions, retrofitting classes for…

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    Windows Virtual Desktop

    You can now access many lab applications on your own computer or mobile device using our Windows Virtual Desktop. Applications available include ArcGIS, Atlas.ti, Chemdraw, Eviews, SPSS, and STATA. It also includes the desktop versions of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Contents: Getting started Connecting to OneDrive Tips for using the Mac Client Tips for using the Windows client Getting Started The Windows Virtual Desktop can be accessed from just about any device including Windows, Mac, Chromebooks, iOS and Android devices. There are 2 ways to access it: Using a web browser by going to http://wvd.trincoll.edu Using the client application- RECOMMENDED We strongly recommend you access it using the desktop…

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    Making Zoom Work for You

    In this post I want to take it a step further and talk about how to make the most of your synchronous time with your students in zoom. If you are new to Zoom and looking for zoom basics, guidance on creating meetings, navigating the interface, using Zoom with Moodle, or securing your room from Zoombombers we have other posts for those. Contents: Establishing norms and expectations for discussionsUsing the Chat featureStudent video – on or off?Managing multiple windows and what your students seePolling and Breakout RoomsMore resources Establishing norms for online discussions: One of the most important things you can do right at the start of the semester is…

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    RIT Design Studio Workshops

    All faculty are welcome to attend a series of training workshops in July 2020 by Research, Instruction, Technology staff that are being offered in conjunction with the CTL Design Studio series with Flower Darby. Each workshop is designed to last roughly 30-40 minutes, with time for questions at the end. All of the workshops are being recorded so feel free to explore workshops you are not able to attend. July 6 – 10 – Foundations of Online Teaching Moodle Basics 1 – Tuesday, July 7, 2 pm: For faculty that have never used Moodle, this workshop will show you how to access your site, design the course structure, upload resources for students, and…