Ongoing support

Zoom Drop-in Hours

No need to sign up. If you have any questions about technology or language pedagogy, just drop in and ask! Available Monday-Friday during the academic year.

11:00am-12:00pm, M-F, Christopher Kaiser, Zoom Meeting ID 203 508 3989

3:00pm-4:00pm, M-F, Simon Zuberek, Zoom Meeting ID 847 208 7081

Instructional Innovation Workshops

Wednesdays at 3pm during the academic year. Stay up to date on the latest in educational technology in the language classroom. Click for more info.

Language Teaching Colloquium

Fridays at 3pm during the academic year. Wide-ranging conversations with the Columbia language faculty about issues we face in distance teaching. Click for more info.

Further Reading

Columbia FAS Contingency Planning Resources Page: https://fas.columbia.edu/home/contingency-planning-resources

A Student’s Guide to Zoom: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1x2H1blKddyIpON57ML2zU-SOVqwMWsN484eRMzhGiu0/edit

8 Ways to be More Inclusive in Your Zoom Teaching: https://www.chronicle.com/article/8-Ways-to-Be-More-Inclusive-in/248460

Columbia Center for Teaching and Learning’s page on Teaching Online: https://ctl.columbia.edu/resources-and-technology/teaching-with-technology/contingency-planning/

Cornell Language Resource Center page on Covid-19 Preparedness: http://lrc.cornell.edu/covid-19

Zoom Meeting Tutorials from the Zoom website: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/206618765-Zoom-Video-Tutorials

“Going Online in a Hurry” from the Chronicle of Higher Education: https://www.chronicle.com/article/Going-Online-in-a-Hurry-What/248207

“Resources for Just in Time Online Learning” from the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching¬† https://cft.vanderbilt.edu/2020/03/resources-for-just-in-time-online-teaching/

“Teaching Effectively During Times of Disruption” from Stanford University https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ccsudB2vwZ_GJYoKlFzGbtnmftGcXwCIwxzf-jkkoCU/preview