Gertrude B. Lemle Teaching Center

Modulating Pedagogies: Teaching Across Modes

Join us for workshops and panels occurring throughout July and early August via Zoom. Each of the sessions will take place from 2-3:30 p.m. on the dates below.

Sessions are also recorded and can be accessed by faculty and staff with ObieIDs.

Browse Recorded Sessions


Monday, July 6

  • Introduction and overview
  • How to run a hybrid, synchronous classroom. Smoothly switching from media, to remote students, to camera.

Thursday, July 9- Taking Stock: What Worked/Didn't Work in the Spring?

  • Student Panel
  • Faculty Panel
  • Discussion

Monday, July 13

  • Zoom breakout rooms
  • Creating sample “days” of asynchronous learning 
  • Voicethread
  • Flexible Assignments

Thursday, July 16

  • Making videos Part I (using iMovie)
  • Making videos Part II (closed captioning and transcriptions)
  • Ipad/tablet and Zoom
  • Blackboard Ultra features and course design options

Monday, July 20

  • Remote Studios and Labs 
  • Low-latency options for performing arts


    Monday, July 27

    • Hypothesis and social annotation pedagogy
    • Perusall- a social learning platform for reading and annotating
    • Making videos Part III (encoding/resizing for distribution)
    • Blackboard Ultra - assignment collection, gradebook, and feedback/grading (audio as well as text).

      Thursday, August 6- Building and Sustaining Community

      • Community-building strategies from student peer mentoring leaders: PALS, Writing Associates, OWLS
      • Engaging with off-campus communities remotely: Experiential Learning and CBL/R in the COVID moment
      • Managing difficult discussions online
      • Discussion and group work in-person, socially-distanced courses