Academic Continuity When Designing for Alternate Delivery Office of Academic Excellence Faculty Resource
Most of us have plenty of experience adjusting to losing class-time for any number of reasons—holidays, snow days, etc.—so the move to 12 weeks of teaching time isn’t anything faculty haven’t dealt with successfully before. That said, combining a shorter term with a shift in course delivery methodology in the midst of a pandemic is a unique situation for both students and faculty.
George Brown College faculty are already working in innovative and creative ways to preserve the core values of a GBC education by maintaining academic quality while engaging with flexible delivery methodologies.
This guide is intended to provide faculty with planning tips and considerations as you update course and program design for the modified 2020 spring semester.
This module focuses on providing faculty planning supports relating to student workload. As you move your course to a 6-1-6 format, ensuring that student workload is manageable and communicated effectively to students is a vital component in our commitment to support student learning and success while mitigating stress.