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Moving a Class Online Doesn’t Mean Giving Up Community

Jun 10, 2020

When faculty transitioned their courses online this spring, they already had met their students face-to-face, and students had had opportunities to connect with one another. Their communities were established before the courses went online. But this won’t be the case for most classes this summer and fall. The big question on everyone’s mind is: How do we create a sense of community online?

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Shifting to a Digital Teaching Model? Here’s Some Advice.

May 26, 2020

The transition to a digital teaching environment is a great opportunity to be reminded of a simple fact: You don’t have to do this alone. Instructional designers, instructional technologists, and peers with advanced remote and online teaching experience are assets who should be leveraged. In addition, there are opportunities for your institution to partner with companies, such as Six Red Marbles, that have experience designing digital learning content and online courses and programs that enable institutions to support learning across the lifespan. Such partnerships are crucial in preparing faculty to offer engaging digital learning experiences to students.

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How to Prepare for a Meeting with a Digital Learning Consultant

Apr 24, 2020

Your school is ready to start thinking about remote teaching and launching or expanding its online learning program, and you’ve got a meeting scheduled with a consultant. What can you do to prepare for this meeting so you can make the most out of the initial consult?

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Remote Learning

Mar 20, 2020

Because of COVID-19, most professors and students suddenly find themselves forced to use technology as they teach and learn. SRM’s Vice President of Learning Strategy, Kelvin Bentley, was recently on a panel of experts at Inside Higher Ed that explored whether that will help or hurt attitudes about online education.

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