Faculty and staff are invited to join us for conversation at our sessions of @4 online.

Puget Sound faculty and staff can join the video meeting by logging in to their Puget Sound Google accounts and clicking this link: https://meet.google.com/dwn-ryvj-bir

To join by phone, dial and enter this PIN: 854 131 910#

Click on hyperlinked session titles to see recordings of sessions, which are available only to people with Puget Sound Google accounts.

See also:

March 11: Bookends Overview Session Slides (PDF)


March 17: News from our NWCCU accreditation about meeting regular learning objectives in irregular circumstances; retooling syllabi mid-semester to achieve learning objectives online

Laura Behling, Provost
Ellen Peters, Associate Provost for Institutional Research, Planning and Student Success
David Chiu, Computer Science
Megan Gessel, Chemistry

March 18: Teaching "hands-on" disciplinary content online

Maria Sampen, Music
Jill McCourt, Chemistry
Janet Marcavage, Art
Oscar Sosa, Biology
Amy Spivey, Physics

March 19: Maintaining and building classroom community online and leading discussion

Anna Valiavska, Communication Studies
Heather White, Gender and Queer Studies, Religious Studies
Gwynne Brown, Music

March 20: Assessments online: especially exams and oral presentations

Jeremy Cucco, Technology Services: Update on Canvas Conference
Kris Bartanen, Communication Studies, Center for Speech and Effective Advocacy

March 23: Checking in before the start of the semester: An informal chat with colleagues from academic departments, Collins Library, and Educational Technology

March 24: Supervising student employees remotely to support student learning

Renee Houston (Experiential Learning and Civic Scholarship, Communication Studies)
Rachael Shelden (Center for Writing, Learning, and Teaching)
Elizabeth Wormsbecker (Career and Employment Services)

March 25: Teaching and parenting from home

Tanya Erzen, Religious Studies, Gender and Queer Studies
Eli Gandour-Rood, Library
Brett Rogers, Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies
Mike Spivey, Mathematics and Computer Science
Stacey Weiss, Biology

April 1: Helping students manage anxiety during COVID-19

Noah Bader-Fourney, Peer Academic Consultant in the CWLT
Rachel DeMotts, Environmental Policy and Decision Making
Sarah Shives, Assistant Dean of Students
Charee Boulter, Assistant Director of Counseling, Health, and Wellness

April 6: Using Google Jamboard

Andrew Monaco, Economics
Garrett Milam, Economics

April 8: Designing Student Writing Assignments for Academic Integrity

Peggy Burge, Library
Tiffany MacBain, English
Kevin Kirner, Educational Technology
Margot Casson, Educational Technology
Moderator: Jane Carlin

April 13: Quizlet and nearpod for student engagement and testing student knowledge

Xingguo Huang, Asian Languages and Cultures

April 15: Designing end-of-semester assessments for an online environment

Nick Brody, Communication Studies
Martin Jackson, Mathematics
Mallorie Taylor-Teeples, Biology
Moderator: Ellen Peters

April 22: What have we learned from teaching online?

Heather White (Gender and Queer Studies and Religious Studies)
John Hanson (Chemistry)
Priti Joshi (English)
Moderator: Jonathan Stockdale (Religious Studies)