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Spotlights from 2020

Scholars' Tips for Remote Instruction
Scholars' Tips for Remote Instruction    (04/22/20)

Check out this new feature sponsored the School of Humanities.

Julia Lupton, professor of English, created an interactive, online version of ENG 9 - "Shakespeare." Kyle Grady (English) contributed four short lectures on Othello to E9: Shakespeare.

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Introducing Humanities Teacher Lab
Introducing Humanities Teacher Lab    (04/12/20)

If you are interested in receiving support as UCI transitions to remote teaching, please join us.

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Teach in a Time of Corona(virus)
Teach in a Time of Corona(virus)    (04/03/20)

Please see the advice of Prof. Laura Mitchell (Director of Pedagogical Development in the School of Humanities) as we transition to remote teaching and learning.

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Adapting Existing Courses for Online Delivery
Adapting Existing Courses for Online Delivery    (04/03/20)

Here's some practical advice for thinking about adapting existing classes to online delivery from Elizabeth Pollard, Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence at San Diego State University.

Thanks to Laura Mitchell, Director of Pedagogical Development in the School of Humanities, for sharing this.

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What is our students' remote learning environment?
What is our students' remote learning environment?    (04/02/20)

Laura Mitchell offers her insights.

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Faculty, Teaching Assistants, and the Brave OnLine World
Faculty, Teaching Assistants, and the Brave OnLine World    (04/02/20)

Let's say that better integration of lectures and discussion sections was already on your radar. Maybe even on your pre-coronavirus agenda for Spring. What now?

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The Challenge of Large Classes
The Challenge of Large Classes    (04/02/20)

As if it weren't enough that university leadership keeps banging on about making our large "lecture" classes more about active learning, now we have to take them online. Immediately. What are your options?

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Laura Mitchell offers advice for rethinking Course Learning Objectives
Laura Mitchell offers advice for rethinking Course Learning Objectives    (04/02/20)

There's nothing like a crisis to focus the mind. In the context of an abrupt transition to online classes, let's focus on goals for your students. What's the single most important thing a student should be able to do in June, having taken your class?

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Resources for Transitioning to Remote Teaching
Resources for Transitioning to Remote Teaching    (04/02/20)

We are living through extraordinary and stressful times. As UCI transitions to remote teaching and learning, the Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation (DTEI) is offering webinars and virtual assistance office hours. Please also see the Humanities Center Facebook page for additional resources.

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