COVID19 DE Response

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Last Updated 3.26.2020 1:56pm

SBVC Emergency Online Faculty Resources

SBVC Distance Education and Professional Development will be providing support in multiple ways.  Support will include hosting open Labs, Webinars, and Office Hours to assist Faculty in their course conversions to an online platform.

Virtual Open Lab Technical Support Hours

Virtual open lab technical support hours will be held for faculty that are new to Canvas and Confer Zoom. Real-time virtual support via Zoom.

Open Lab Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00am to 4:00pm

CLICK HERE FOR VIRTUAL HELP 

Virtual Open Lab Design and Instruction Support Hours:

Virtual open lab for design and instruction support  will be held for faculty seeking assistance with instructional tools and course design.  Real-time support via Zoom.

Open Lab Tuesday 10:00am-2:00pm and Thursday 10:00am-1:00pm

CLICK HERE FOR VIRTUAL HELP 

On Campus Lab support: 

On Campus Lab Support has ended at this time.  Please visit one of the virtual sessions listed above.  We are happy to assist and answer questions in that format.

San Bernardino Valley College Webinar

Professional Development will be hosting weekly webinars in partnership with Distance Education.  

Proctorio

Friday, April 3, 2020 9:00am-10:00am

CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE WEBINAR

 
Our SBCCD Faculty DE Support Page

A place to chat and get additional resources. This is a district open Canvas shell with a discussion board where questions can be posted and a variety of resources and videos can be found related to setting up your Canvas course.  We encourage you to use the discussion board feature on this page so we can start answering questions as a community.

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS SUPPORT PAGE

SAN BERNARDINO VALLEY COLLEGE DE SUPPORT


Here at SBVC, Faculty who are new to teaching online may need some additional resources. Below are some additional resources.

The Very Basics

A Quick Start & Reference Guide for the Canvas Newbie

Week One

A Week One Checklist

Quick Guide – What Should I Do First?!

The key to online instruction is to create an organized course that is easy for students to follow, is clear in direction, contains all components of a face-to-face course and is easy to navigate.  Below are a few tips to get facutly started in creating thier own course.

  • Update/Adjust your Syllabus!
  • Upload your adjusted Syllabus to Canvas
  • Create a Module—title it (i.e. “Week 1” or "Chapter 10")
  • Create a content page of learning material
  • Create an Assignment
  • Create a Discussion
  • Create an Exam 

Faculty can refer to the quick guide posted above for further definition of a Page vs an Assignment, etc.

Additional Resource Videos

Below are a few resource videos faculty may find helpful. 

 CVC-OEI Webinars and Recordings

The CVC-OEI is hosting a variety of webinars on various topics directly related to online teaching.  Webinars range from the basics of teaching with Canvas to the use of student success tools, such as Labster or Net Tutor. 

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS CVC-OEI WEBINAR SCHEDULE

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS RECORDINGS OF PAST WEBINARS


SBCCD and Chancellor Office Updates

College's Response to COVID-19

District Website: COVID-19 Updates

The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office is working closely with the governor’s office, the California Department of Public Health and local colleges to mitigate effects of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Chancellor’s Office is committed to providing accurate and timely information during this crisis.


STATE AND NATIONAL GUIDANCE/EXECUTIVE ORDERS

The White House today said Americans should not gather in groups of more than 10 people and unnecessary travel and social visits should be avoided. The Senate today is considering a bill already approved by the House that would help those affected by the coronavirus. Read the update at this link.

Gov. Gavin Newsom asked the Legislature for emergency legislative action on COVID-19. The text of the letter can be found here.

The governor on Sunday, March 15 issued guidance on protecting our state’s most vulnerable citizens. He asked anyone 65 years old and older, and those with compromised immune systems, to practice home isolation. He also called for bars, nightclubs and wineries to close, and for restaurants to focus on takeout services.  Click this link to see the latest of Gov. Newsom’s updates via Twitter on the state’s response to COVID-19

On Friday, March 13, Gov. Newsom signed an executive order ensuring state funding for K-12 schools even in event of physical closure. Also on Friday, he issued guidance to state workers hurt by COVID-19. More information can be found here. The California Senate has canceled all hearings this week, while the Assembly is continuing to hold them on a more limited basis.

Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley is in continued discussions with the Governor’s Office, higher education leaders and the Chancellor’s Office executive staff and has requested the following actions of California community college leaders:

  •  Substantially limit all in-person interaction on campuses through June.
  • Continue to move instruction to remote learnings platforms.
  • Consider reconfiguring all commencement ceremonies and pinning ceremonies to limit event size or move to a virtual format.
  • Cancel, postpone or move to a remote format all events, large meetings or conferences for the remainder of the year. This includes moving public board meetings to a remote format.
  • Institute remote working protocols for eligible employees in consultation with local bargaining units.
  • Consider the strong possibility of a slowdown in the state’s economy as you review on-going expenditures.

The state Consultation Council will continue to meet monthly. The next meeting is schedule for this Thursday via video conference. Details and the agenda can be found here.

ONLINE INSTRUCTION

Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley on Wednesday, March 11, held a webinar with college presidents about transitioning to face-to-face course instruction. Resources available to help faculty, staff and students during this transition include:

In addition, the Chancellor’s Office has posted guidance on Attendance Accounting for conversion to distance education.