Contingency Planning

Managing information from student perspective during COVID contingencies

My colleague Chris Mowat and I co-wrote a blog post for our university’s Teaching Matters blog, which I am linking here as it pulls together a lot of our activities into one post, so might be useful for people in a hurry!

The end of academic year is a busy time for students in normal circumstances, but this year, in addition to spending this time reviewing all of their courses and getting ready for assessment, there is a swell in information relating to managing alternative arrangements due to COVID-19 that our honours students have to process. As a combined effort, we have been working to mediate this information in a way that is clear, coordinated, and student-focussed. We share below five headline strategies that are working well for us, what we are doing next, and reflect on how the last few weeks have been. [Link to Teaching Matters blog post to continue reading]

(Graphic courtesy of @ScienceNerdSACR and used with permission) - see post linked for details
(Graphic courtesy of @ScienceNerdSACR and used with permission) – see post linked for details