New Faculty

Starting the Semester Off Right: Capitalizing on the First Days of an Online Class

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on December 15, 2020 - 2:44pm

This session will be offered twice:  9:30 – 11:00 AM and 3:00 – 4:30 PM

If you are new to teaching online then the first day of class may also hold an element of mystery, both exciting and nerve racking. In this session we’ll discuss a variety of ideas, activities, and strategies that will help you get your online course off to the right start. These will include:

Starting the Semester Off Right: Capitalizing on the First Days of an Online Class

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on December 15, 2020 - 2:42pm

This session will be offered twice:  9:30 – 11:00 AM and 3:00 – 4:30 PM

If you are new to teaching online then the first day of class may also hold an element of mystery, both exciting and nerve racking. In this session we’ll discuss a variety of ideas, activities, and strategies that will help you get your online course off to the right start. These will include:

VIU's New Faculty Orientation to Teaching

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Submitted by Stephanie Didsbury on September 6, 2017 - 3:31pm

The purpose of the New Faculty Orientation to Teaching at VIU is to introduce you to teaching and learning resources for designing learning experiences for your students, engage you in conversations on best practices for fostering critical thinking in students, and to provide you with an opportunity to meet and work with colleagues from across the disciplines at VIU. We will cover the core components for teaching successfully at VIU.