Frequently Asked Questions About Online Teaching & Learning
Online teaching and learning is new to many of us. Even under normal circumstances, developing online-only courses takes a lot of time and effort, with careful (re)consideration of our typical teaching methods. Moreover, expertise on and empirical research around online-only classes is evolving even as trends toward such formats have increased. We are only now beginning to understand how and under what conditions teaching and learning become effective in online environments.
Below are our recommendations for some frequently asked questions about online teaching and learning at Baruch. In the coming weeks we’ll add more questions, and we always try to be as concise and direct as possible. For more detailed and varied set of recommendations to similar questions, or to ask your own, please visit our Ask Me Anything forum.
Do you have more questions, suggestions, or teaching tips for converting and preparing your courses for online learning? Check out our Ask Me Anything forum. Feel free to browse questions related to online pedagogy, Vocat, and Blogs @ Baruch. If your question has not yet been asked, submit one, and it will be reviewed and approved within 24 hours.
Do you have a technical question about Zoom, Blackboard, or other educational technologies that are not supported directly by the Center for Teaching and Learning? Please reach out to the Baruch Computing and Technology Center (BCTC) help desk, or consult the useful resources that they have prepared on troubleshooting common Blackboard requests.