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Continuity of Services: Virtual Instruction

This guide covers: HUSL Library services, student and faculty resources, and coping with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Virtual Instruction

(Selected Resources)

Faculty Online Learning

 

Prof. Alayan led 5 sessions on Faculty Online Learning in July 2020. 

Faculty: To access the session recordings and materials, join the Teams site by clicking here.

Adjunct Faculty:  Email Prof. Alayan to be manually added to the Teams site by clicking here.

 

TWEN

Have questions about submitting or accessing past exams or setting up your course page?  Send an email to rakers@law.howard.edu.  

Review the TWEN Presentation to HUSL Faculty (March 11, 2020), slides available here and notes available here.

Lexis Classroom

Well-Being and Mindfulness Courses

Interested in developing a course focused on well-being or mindfulness?  Contact reference@law.howard.edu to request access to a descriptive list of these types of courses offered at U.S. law schools.  The list is compiled by the AALS Section on Balance in Legal Education and the Mindfulness in Law Society.

Webinars, Courses, and Resource Compilations

Howard University Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment (CETLA). Additional resources included below.

AALS Section on Technology, Law & Legal Education Webinars & Programming outlines techniques and tools to consider in the classroom, in addition to the Remote Instruction compilation.  Selected examples are included below.

CALI resources and strategies for teaching remotely:

Additional Training Materials and Compilations

 

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Conferences on Virtual Instruction

 

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Designing a Remote Learning Environment

Accessibility

 

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Open Educational Resources (OER) & Open Access (OA)

There are a number of options for integrating Open Educational Resources (OER) into courses.  Many universities and faculty members are electing to use these materials in lieu of traditional textbooks in order to mitigate or even eliminate the cost of course materials for students.  Moreover, these materials are available electronically, which allows students to access them without coming to the library in person. 

To familiarize yourself with these materials, consider starting with St John's University School of Law Rittenberg Law Library’s evolving guide on Open Education Resources, which includes more information about why law faculty are exploring these options, platforms that are currently available, and other relevant resources. 

Faculty interested in training on these materials and platforms should consider consulting the WRLC OER Training Resources, which includes guides, trainings, listservs, and workbooks.  As a WRLC member, all Howard University School of Law faculty have access to these materials.  The link will prompt you to certify your affiliation with Howard -- simply enter your @howard.edu email and password.  

If you have any questions about exploring or selecting these materials for your class, the library is happy to help (reference@law.howard.edu). 

Facilitating Online Learning

 

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Asynchronous, Synchronous, or Hybrid Sessions

 

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