FACULTY RESOURCES WEBSITE
Academic Excellence and Development staff members are ready and available to support faculty during the teaching and learning challenges created by the pandemic. Let us know if you have any questions or need assistance. Email email@example.com. You can also stop by our offices in 100 Coleman Center.
Some Helpful Resources
Online Teaching Best Practices
Blended and Online Instructor Resources: https://facultyresources.westerntc.edu/full-time-faculty/blended-online-instructor-resources/
Here are some links to best practices for online learning:
Microsoft Teams – Video Resources
- Introduction to Microsoft Teams: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/video-welcome-to-microsoft-teams-b98d533f-118e-4bae-bf44-3df2470c2b12?wt.mc_id=otc_microsoft_teams
- Conducting a video meeting in Teams: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/video-manage-meetings-ba44d0fd-da3c-4541-a3eb-a868f5e2b137
- Hosting a LIVE event in Teams: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/video-plan-and-schedule-a-live-event-f92363a0-6d98-46d2-bdd9-f2248075e502
Online Assessment Strategies
There are many ways to assess instead of quizzes and tests. Here are a couple of resources with lists of ideas:
How to Create Videos Using Techsmith Camtasia or Techsmith Snagit
Here are some Camtasia how-to videos put out by Techsmith : https://www.techsmith.com/tutorial-camtasia.html
Snagit is an easier, less-powerful screen capture and video software made by Techsmith. If you are new to video and screen capturing this may be a better choice.