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Here are some links to core COLI resources helpful for faculty preparing for the spring 2021 semester:

Winter Faculty Development Week – A week of fantastic webinars dedicated to helping faculty succeed in 2021.

Canisius Faculty Preparedness Guide – COLI’s guide for rapidly transitioning courses to online format, in response to Covid-19 social distancing. This includes tutorials, possibilities for building online activities, links to live training and our faculty mentors list.

Covid-19 Academic Resources – Policies, guidelines, and tips from the Academic Affairs Division, concerning teaching during the Covid-19 crisis.

Canisius Student Preparedness Guide – Our guide for students during circumstances where all courses must be remote/online format. Professors should scan it, since there may be helpful links for their syllabus, assignment instructions or D2L course space.

Resources for Teaching Online – The complete list of resources for faculty teaching online or hybrid courses.

Faculty Development Opportunities – Live trainings and meetups where professors can learn core technologies for teaching online and discuss possibilities with fellow faculty.

D2L Self-Paced Training – Although individually they appear elsewhere, the complete list of current D2L tutorials for Canisius faculty can be found here.

Google Apps Tutorials – For faculty and students, these are fresh tutorials explaining how to integrate Google Drive-based content with D2L.

Zoom Tutorials – Resources for using Zoom for synchronous course meetings.

Pedagogy Primer Podcast – COLI’s podcast focusing on teaching and learning. The latest episodes include tips for asynchronous discussions, which are a common element in online teaching and learning.

Canisius College Helpdesk – Ask questions about information technology here. Your question will be channeled to the right person (or persons) who can best answer it.

Submitted by: Tyler Kron-Piatek, academic technologist, COLI