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2020 Jul 13

What can I can do to engage students across multiple time zones? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

Registration Closed 10:30am to 11:00am

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Zoom link will be provided

One of the greatest teaching challenges of teaching online comes from a logistical challenge: our students are all over the world. This session will explore asynchronous active learning approaches that will allow you to engage all of your students in substantive learning, regardless of their time zone.

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2020 Jul 10

What can I can do to engage students across multiple time zones? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

Registration Closed 10:30am to 11:00am

Location: 

Zoom link will be provided

One of the greatest teaching challenges of teaching online comes from a logistical challenge: our students are all over the world. This session will explore asynchronous active learning approaches that will allow you to engage all of your students in substantive learning, regardless of their time zone.

Register by clicking the link below. Shortly after registration you will be contacted to...

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2020 Jul 08

How can I design engaging and effective paper discussions for Zoom? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

Registration Closed 4:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom link will be provided

Just because we're on Zoom doesn't mean we can't have robust paper discussions! This session will provide strategies for how to plan and execute engaging and effective paper discussions (and discussions in general) in the virtual learning environment.


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2020 Jul 14

How can I design engaging and effective paper discussions for Zoom? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

Registration Closed 2:30pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Zoom link will be provided

Just because we're on Zoom doesn't mean we can't have robust paper discussions! This session will provide strategies for how to plan and execute engaging and effective paper discussions (and discussions in general) in the virtual learning environment. 


Register by clicking the link below. Shortly after registration you will be contacted to provide additional information about your course. Registration closes July 13, 11:59 pm.

Dr. Tari Tan is the Director of Educational Programming for Neurobiology and the PhD Program in...

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2020 Jul 13

How do I decide what to record on video? How do I get my students to actually watch it? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

Registration Closed 11:00am to 12:00pm

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Zoom link will be provided

While videos are an important aspect of online learning, students generally don’t remain engaged with long lecture recordings. This session will help you decide which aspects of your course should be made into videos, and how to make those videos as engaging as possible.

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2020 Jul 15

How do I do group work in Zoom that feels productive and engaging? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

Registration Closed 9:30am to 10:00am

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Zoom link will be provided
Zoom breakout rooms are a great way to get students working and learning together. This session will help faculty build substantive, engaging groupwork into their courses.

Register by clicking the link below. Shortly after registration you will be contacted to provide additional information about your course.

Dr. Deepali Ravel is the Curriculum Fellow for the Harvard Infectious Diseases Consortium and the Graduate Program in Bacteriology. She is a Lecturer in the HMS Department of Microbiology. Contact her at deepali_ravel@hms.harvard.edu with questions or if the session is... Read more about How do I do group work in Zoom that feels productive and engaging? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

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2020 Jul 10

How do I do group work in Zoom that feels productive and engaging? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

Registration Closed 3:30pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Zoom link will be provided
Zoom breakout rooms are a great way to get students working and learning together. This session will help faculty build substantive, engaging groupwork into their courses.

Register by clicking the link below. Shortly after registration you will be contacted to provide additional information about your course.

Dr. Deepali Ravel is the Curriculum Fellow for the Harvard Infectious Diseases Consortium and the Graduate Program in Bacteriology. She is a Lecturer in the HMS Department of Microbiology.

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2020 Jul 14

How can I design engaging and effective paper discussions for Zoom? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

Registration Closed 2:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Zoom link will be provided

Just because we're on Zoom doesn't mean we can't have robust paper discussions! This session will provide strategies for how to plan and execute engaging and effective paper discussions (and discussions in general) in the virtual learning environment. 


Register by clicking the link below. Shortly after registration you will be contacted to provide additional information about your course. Registration closes July 13, 11:59 pm.

Dr. Tari Tan is the Director of Educational Programming for Neurobiology and the PhD Program in...

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2020 Jul 08

How can I design engaging and effective paper discussions for Zoom? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Zoom link will be provided

Just because we're on Zoom doesn't mean we can't have robust paper discussions! This session will provide strategies for how to plan and execute engaging and effective paper discussions (and discussions in general) in the virtual learning environment. 


Register by clicking the link below. Shortly after registration you will be contacted to provide additional information about your course. Registration closes July 7, 11:59 pm.

Dr. Tari Tan is the Director of Educational Programming for Neurobiology and the PhD Program in...

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2020 Jul 14

How can I adapt the assignments or assessments I used to do in person for online learning? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

Registration Closed 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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Zoom link to be provided

Some assignments and assessments that work very well when students are face-to-face, like presentations and boardwork, don't translate well to online learning environments. Despite that challenge there are many approaches that work just as well or even better in a remote course. Once you consider the goals of your assessment, adapting your in-person assignment can be very straightforward. 

Register by clicking the link below. Shortly after registration you will be contacted to provide additional information about your course.

Dr. Bradley Coleman is Director of...

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2020 Jul 13

What can I can do to engage students across multiple time zones? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

Registration Closed 10:00am to 10:30am

Location: 

Zoom link will be provided
One of the greatest teaching challenges of teaching online comes from a logistical challenge: our students are all over the world. This session will explore asynchronous active learning approaches that will allow you to engage all of your students in substantive learning, regardless of their time zone.

Register by clicking the link below. Shortly after registration you will be contacted to provide additional information about your course.

Dr. Nathalie Vladis is the Quantitative Biology Curriculum Fellow. Contact her at nathalie_vladis@hms.harvard.edu with questions or if the... Read more about What can I can do to engage students across multiple time zones? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

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2020 Jul 10

How do I do group work in Zoom that feels productive and engaging? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

Registration Closed 3:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Zoom link will be provided
Zoom breakout rooms are a great way to get students working and learning together. This session will help faculty build substantive, engaging groupwork into their courses.

Register by clicking the link below. Shortly after registration you will be contacted to provide additional information about your course.

Dr. Deepali Ravel is the Curriculum Fellow for the Harvard Infectious Diseases Consortium and the Graduate Program in Bacteriology. She is a Lecturer in the HMS Department of Microbiology.
 

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2020 Jul 10

What should I be doing live in class and what should I have my students do asynchronously? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

Registration Closed 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Zoom link will be provided
We will think about what approaches are best suited to live remote class sessions and what we can do to engage our students in learning outside of live class sessions. We will consider how this varies for different types of content and the ways these two remote teaching tools combine into a cohesive learning experience.

Register by clicking the link below. Shortly after registration you will be contacted to provide additional information about your course.

Dr. Bradley Coleman is Director of the HMS Curriculum Fellows Program and a Lecturer in the HMS Dept. of Microbiology.... Read more about What should I be doing live in class and what should I have my students do asynchronously? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

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2020 Jul 09

How do I translate my (whiteboard/powerpoint) lectures into something that works online? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

Registration Closed 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Zoom link will be provided
The limitations of a videoconference means that conventional lectures don't translate well to remote teaching. This session will help faculty adpt their lectures for online teaching.

Register by clicking the link below. Shortly after registration you will be contacted to provide additional information about your course.

Dr. Kale Hartmann is the Curriculum Fellow for the PhD Program in Genetics and Genomics at HMS. Contact her at kale_hartmann@hms.harvard.edu with questions or if the session is full and you'd like to be notified when additional sessions are added.
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2020 Jul 10

What can I can do to engage students across multiple time zones? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

Registration Closed 10:00am to 10:30am

Location: 

Zoom link will be provided
One of the greatest teaching challenges of teaching online comes from a logistical challenge: our students are all over the world. This session will explore asynchronous active learning approaches that will allow you to engage all of your students in substantive learning, regardless of their time zone.

Register by clicking the link below. Shortly after registration you will be contacted to provide additional information about your course.

Dr. Nathalie Vladis is the Quantitative Biology Curriculum Fellow. Contact her at nathalie_vladis@hms.harvard.edu with questions or if the... Read more about What can I can do to engage students across multiple time zones? (Topic Specific Office Hour)

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