Get ready for the Summer Term!

Summer courses are right around the corner. We’ve prepared a Start of Term checklist for online courses to help you start off on the right foot. 

10 tips for engaging students online

Feeling like your students aren’t ‘there’ when teaching synchronous classes online? 

Quizzes and Tests During Online Delivery

Does moving your quizzes and tests online feel like a moving target? We’ve put together a job-aid to get you started. Visit the Canvas Continuity Course for more resources.

Creating assignments in Canvas

How do you set up online assignments and discussions for students in your online build? See our 2 page job aid to get you started. For more resources, see the Canvas Continuity Course. 

Failure Friday

Hear Dr. Mirna Mattjik share how a post 9/11 layoff changed the course of her career.

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Course Remote Delivery: Giving Students Feedback

Research like the meta-analysis by Wisniewski, Zierer, and Hattie (2020) (link access through Mines’ library credentials) ...

Course Remote Delivery: Engagement and Community Building

The following information provides strategies on how to promote student engagement and build community in your ...

Two new publications!

The Trefny Center is proud to share the release of two new publications. Both result from course (re)design efforts at Mines spanning ...

Course Remote Delivery: Communicating and Sharing Expectations

Welcome to the start of the summer term! Clear and regular communication will help ensure that your course runs smoothly. Because ...

Course Remote Delivery: Preparing for the First Class

With summer classes starting in about a week, we wanted to share some resources for ensuring that your remote courses start off ...

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