Faculty Resources for Coping with Pandemic


List of Faculty Resources for Coping with Pandemic

Compiled by the Teaching and Faculty Support Center


 

As the COVID -19 virus forces everyone to consider alternatives, we have collected some information that may be helpful for faculty who may need to teach online for the first time on short notice. 

Here are some articles that discuss important considerations when teaching online:

Advice from Online Instructors—Inside Higher Ed

Effective Teaching Online

How to Be a Better Teacher Online—Chronicle of Higher Ed

Educause Online Teaching Strategies Library

From the UA Department of English - Transitioning Classes Online at the University of Arkansas

The Scholarly Teacher - Completing a Face-To-Face Course Online Following A Campus Mandate



Here are some articles with COVID-19 specific information that you may wish to consult:

7 Best Practices for COVID-19-Necessitated Online Meetings

COVID-19 Resource Page for Higher Ed

Coronavirus Information for Higher Ed
(subpage - link - from previous page)

Your guide to understanding COVID-19 (PBS)

Educause COVID-19 Links

Helping Students Cope with COVID-19



The U of A TIPS group has put together information on the tech tools available that may be helpful for transitioning to an online class mid-semester.

U of A TIPS

 

And if you want to communicate with students proactively, here’s a letter from Rebecca Miles that models a great approach to teaching beyond the classroom in this situation.

Letter to Students