Getting Started with Remote Teaching

NOTE: This article is intended for faculty in Champlain’s traditional campus-based programs who find themselves temporarily teaching remotely. It does... ... Read More
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Building Community in Hybrid and Online Learning

In common usage we often use the word “community” to refer to physical spaces. Because of this, it can be easy to feel that creating a classroom community in a virtual space is difficult or even impossible. But in fact, Gen Z knows that all of the aspects of community can be (even more) successfully created in a flex-hybrid course - and doing so only rarely requires more work for an instructor than for fully in-person classes. (Really!) ... Read More
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Streamlined Communication Processes

An important part of building community is to develop shared expectations around the type, tone, and frequency of communication between people in the community. When designing a flex-hybrid course, you should make sure that everyone understands what communication channels you will use and how, and how often, you will use them. ... Read More
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Building Community at the Start of Your Course

The first day of class is a very important one in terms of creating community in any course, and particularly so in a flex-hybrid course. In fact, you can even start building community in advance of the first day. ... Read More
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