Teaching Online at FRC

Before the semester begins...

  • Copy or import your course material into Canvas; update dates. 
  • If you have more than one section of a course, or a cross-listed courwsesw, merge these into one Canvas course area.
  • Use the course design checklist. 
  • Verify that all links and videos are working properly.
  • Using MyFRC, email students the course information, a week prior to the start of the semester. Include syllabus and book/materials required. 

Beginning of the semester ...

  • Post an announcement welcoming students to the course.
  • Remind students where to go for technological assistance.
  • Announce your office hours.
  • Provide a first assignment reminder (this lets you know which students are attending the course, and which to drop).
  • Email students who have not logged in during the first week.
  • Complete Census Rosters sent out by Admissions and Records. 

During the semester ...

  • Create weekly wrap-ups or announcments that provide more information on concepts that students (through their questions or work) seem to be confused about. 

  • Provide announcements about due-dates, etc. 

  • Encourage students to attend office-hours. 

  • Complete required progress reports; student interventions if necessary.

  • Provide timely feedback on all their work.


At the end of the semester ...

  • Encourage students to complete course evaluations (if applicable). 

  • Provide a final course annoucement to students with summary of thoughts on main takeaways, notes for outstanding items, reminders to complete any feedback surveys, and closing thoughts from you.

  • Post final grades

  • Complete assessment of student learning report - SLOAC (if required).

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