Dr. Stephanie Dingwall, Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Department of Biochemistry has published an article in the Journal of Chemical Education describing her experience with teaching remotely during the COVID-19 shutdown.
The article is titled: Lessons Learned from Active Engagement in a Large-Enrollment Introductory Biochemistry Course during a Remote Quarter
Abstract: The combination of the COVID-19 pandemic and social unrest turned education on its head this quarter. To keep students engaged, a plethora of techniques were employed, ranging from synchronous lectures and activities via the Zoom platform to the asynchronous online discussion board Piazza. Consideration of students’ nonacademic struggles also resulted in course modifications. This last method may have been the most effective in promoting student engagement, especially during the remaining 2 weeks of the quarter with increasing worldwide social unrest.
You can read the remainder of the published article here.