This message was originally sent on March 12, 2020. It is being published here for preservation.
A quick update with initial information on remote teaching, particularly online instruction. We anticipate more detailed information and resources from system eLearning over the upcoming days. In the meantime, please follow-up with your instructors on the following issues:
- The UM System Office of eLearning (OeL) has developed a new comprehensive website for helping instructors transitioning to online: http://keeplearning.umsystem.edu, which includes links to existing resources, including
- The Office of eLearning is conducting the first of a number of webinars this afternoon at 2pm. The topic of the first one is using Zoom: https://umsystem.zoom.us/j/430709403 at 2 pm. Please encourage faculty who are new to Zoom to consider attending this webinar.
- Direct assistance from the OeL, including help from an instructional designer or instructional technologist, via email@example.com
- All help requests, regardless of your location, should be submitted to this email address.
- Direct assistance from IT via your campus-specific IT request portal
- IT should be contacted for issues related to hardware, networking, and classroom technology. For more information, review IT’s Remote work resources FAQ.
- Not sure where to go? Submit a ticket to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will direct your request to IT if needed.
- Remind instructors that MU has an Online Course and Program Quality Team made up of faculty peers. Encourage your faculty to reach out to them if they are comfortable doing so:
- Bethany Stone, StoneB@missouri.edu
- Courtney A. Cothren, email@example.com
- Frances Dickey, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dorina Kosztin, email@example.com
- Dale Fitch, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Heather K. Hunt, email@example.com
- Cassandra Kearney, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Keith K. Greenwood, email@example.com
- Laurie L. Wallace, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mark E. Kuhnert, email@example.com
- David Moxley, MoxleyD@health.missouri.edu
- Robin C. Harris, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Monica Schibig, email@example.com
- Stephen D. Ball, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Gregory Sullivan, email@example.com
- James Tarr, TarrJ@missouri.edu
- Eliza Tse, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Faculty may also reach out to members of the UM System Online Faculty Advisory Committee
Latha Ramchand, PhD
Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs