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Session 1: Reflections on Remote Teaching: Conversation with Susan Tighe and Kim Dej (January 28th, 2021)

Our first winter 2021 session featured a conversation with Susan TigheProvost and Vice-President (Academic) and Kim DejActing Vice-Provost (Faculty).

They shared their thoughts about remote teaching and learning experiences from within our community during this past year and into the future. This session  provided an opportunity to engage in conversation, share experiences, ask questions and learn more about the path forward for remote teaching through the pandemic and beyond. 

Participants were encouraged to review the Teaching Recommendations for winter term 2021 and Virtual Learning Task Force Report prior to the event. 


Teaching Remotely: Fostering Connections (Feb 18th, 2021)

This session was about exploring strategies and opportunities to build connections and create feelings of community within the online learning environment. Our panel of guests shared their experiences, both failures and successes as they worked to test and implement new ways of engaging with their students.

Our panelists were:

  • Peter Cockett, Associate Professor, School of the Arts 
  • Krista Howarth, Assistant Professor, Kinesiology 
  • Mostafa Soliman, Assistant Professor, Booth School of Engineering Practice & Technology 
  • Teal McAteer, Associate Professor, Human Resources & Management