COVID-19 Updates

BSU is open. An initial plan to return to campus in the fall 2020 semester is now available.

Fall 2020 Virtual Faculty Institute

Day 1 - Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Day 1 Opening Session (Video)

Day 1 Main Session (Video)

Day 1 Breakout Sessions

#1-1 Assessment (Re)Design and Academic Integrity (Video)  (Passcode: F308*$dG) - Douglas Harrison - University of Maryland Global Campus

#1-2 Engaging Your Student in the Synchrononous Online Classroom (Video)- Mariann Hawken - Office of Instructional Technology & New Media, UMBC & Katrina Kardiasmenos, Psychology 

#1-3 COVID-19: Everything You Want to Know (PowerPoint Presentation) - Rita Wutoh - Wellness Center

#1-4 Being Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable: Anxiety, Awareness and Acceptance (PowerPoint Presentation)- Monifa Love - Language, Literature & Cultural Studies

#1-5 Student Writing and Faculty Grading in the Time of COVID-19:  Why and How to Assign "Low Stakes" Writing Assignments for Fall 2020 (Video) - Monica Boothe & Michael Becker- Language, Literature and Cultural Studies

 #1-6 Bb Basics: It's Not too Late to Get Your Questions Answered! (Video) (Passcode u0J@ufg?)- Kari Debbink - Natural Sciences

 #2-1 Keeping it Real:  The Promises and Perils of e-Portfolios (Video) - Panel Moderator, Elizabeth Clark - LaGuardia Community College, The City University of New York; Linda Boyd - Teaching, Learning and Professional Development; Kim Evelyn - Language, Literature & Cultural Studies; Shakil Rabbi - Language Literature & Cultural Studies; Josephine Wilson - Teaching, Learning & Professional Development

#2-2 Engaging Your Students in the Asychronous Online Classroom (Video) - Mariann Hawken - UMBC, Office of Instructional Technology & New Media

#2-3 An Interactive Experience: Creating an Effective Workspace During COVID-19 (Video) - Kathryn Kawecki, Fine & Performing Arts; Cynthia Taylor, Counseling 

#2-4 Boundaries:  How to Achieve Work-Life Ballance for University Faculty (Video)- Janelle Cox, Marja Humphrey, & Vanessa Patton-Scott - Counseling

#2-5 Bb Basics: It's Not Too Late to Get Your Questions Answered! (Video) - Devyn Gillette, Natural Sciences

Day 2 - Thursday, August 27, 2020

Day 2 Opening Session (Video) 

Day 2 Main Session (Video)

 Day 2 Breakout Sessions

#3-1  Helping Your K-12 Child with Virtual Instruction (Video) - Dawn Nowlin, Prince George's County Public Schools

#3-2  Kicking and Screaming: Broaching Faculty Attitudes in Remote Learning (Video) - Matthew Crosston, Academic Transformation

#3-3  Breaking Out: Using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra for Small Group Assignments (Video) Jackie Sweeney - Teaching, Learning & Professional Development

#3-4  Bb Basic: It's Not Too Late to Get Your Questions Answered (Video) - Michelle Phipps - Teaching, Learning & Professional Development

#3-5  Maintaining Psychological Well-Being While Coping with Stress and Depression in the Age of COVID 19 (Video)  - Selena Cooks, Keith Hicks, Markeeta Martin, Aquila Mitchell, Rose Subryan & Tonya Swanson - Counseling Center

#3-6  Engage! 2020:  Toolkits in Social Justice, Civic Engagement and Entrepreneurship (Video)  (Passcode j@Q94JHL) - Deborah Bailey - Management, Marketing and Public Administration; Tyesha Burks - Natural Sciences; Tomisha Duru-Nnebue - Technology & Security; Wendy Edmonds - Human Resources Development; Lisa Nardi- Engaged Learning & Student Support; Dayo Oyeleye - Management, Marketing & Public Administration; Sheneese Thompson - Language, Literature and Cultural Studies