The emergency has passed ... but now what? The resources in this article will assist you with the next steps as you begin to assess your instructional needs.
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The Office of Distance Learning (ODL), FSU Libraries, and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching can help you get your courses back on track with the options below.
The university offers several options for delivering course content online. The resources and techniques listed are available for both face-to-face and online instructors.
The ODL Media Studio (located on FSU's main campus in Tallahassee) is available to help instructors develop short videos of lectures that may have been missed during the university’s closure. We can also help you create videos of course lectures if you need to quickly convert your course to a distance learning format. You can either work one-on-one with the ODL Media Team for video assistance or use the One Button Studio to develop your own videos. Kaltura Media is available for capturing video from your own computer, anytime and anywhere. You can use Kaltura's Personal Capture software to create your video, or record your video separately and then upload it to Kaltura.
To schedule a media consultation or recording, visit our registration page. You can also contact Media Production Administrator D.D. Garbarino at firstname.lastname@example.org or 850-644-7574. For technical support, contact 850-644-8004 or email@example.com.
The Center for the Advancement of Teaching may offer walk-in clinics to assist you in getting your course back on track after an emergency campus closure. The center can help you:
Keep checking ODL's registration site for additional webinars, in-person workshops, and one-on-one consultations (both in-person and online appointments). In response to a prolonged campus closure, we will likely be adding daily to our list of offerings when FSU's main campus reopens, including extra help with the following technologies:
Did your students miss their scheduled exam time at FSU's Assessment & Testing facility due to the emergency closure? The Assessment & Testing facility will attempt to offer exam makeups for affected students once FSU's main campus has reopened. This information may be communicated to instructors directly by Assessment & Testing staff, in addition to being posted on our ODL social media accounts. See University Closures and Displaced Students to learn more about the protocols in place to ensure students can resume exam sessions as soon as possible.
If you have any questions or concerns, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 850-644-3017 after the main campus has reopened.
If you did not previously require your students to take exams at FSU's Assessment & Testing facility but must do so now because of the emergency event:
If you need to convert your face-to-face course to an online distance learning format quickly, we recommend the following:
ODL staff are ready to assist you in any way possible once the main campus reopens and can connect you with resources to help you get your course back up and running quickly. Please don't hesitate to contact us. For technical concerns, contact ODL Technical Support.