TRANSITIONING TO ONLINE DELIVERY METHODS

Sir Arthur Lewis Community College's Continuity Plan.

COMMUNICATION CHANNELS

Ensure/establish electronic communication within your respective classes. Verify whether your SALCC email address has been activated. If you are unable to access your SALCC email account, CLICK HERE to let us know. Here are three tools that can be effectively used to communicate.


Google Suite for Education

Join the more than 10 million Google Suite for Education users worldwide. With advance services including email, calendar, IM, groups, documents and spreadsheets, activating is a must for ultimate SALCC collaboration.

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WhatsApp Messenger

A freeware, cross-platform messaging and Voice over IP service owned by Facebook, Inc. You can create WhatApp groups for your classes and send messages, content, and even support interaction with that content.

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Remind

Activate engagement across your community. Two-way communication for notifications, instruction, and more—at every level in your organization. Use remind as an excellent communication and engagement tool.

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TOOLS FOR LECTURERS AND STUDENTS

At Sir Arthur Lewis Community College there are number of tools that can be used to share course resources and support collaboration. To ensure quality instruction we advise lecturers to use the templates and guidelines presented to format content approriately.


Here are some tools you can use to distribute content to your students.

Moodle LMS

Moodle LMS provides educators with the technology to deliver online learning in personalized environments, that foster interaction, inquiry and collaboration. With moodle you can create and deliver online courses to meet your learning goals. You can share content, conduct live sessions and assess in one place. Start using Moodle today. Let us create setup your courses for you.

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Google Classrooms

Google Classrooms is a free online learning platform that allows teachers and students to interact, share resources in different formats, and even engage in assessment activities. Classrooms is mobile friendly, supports built-in communication tools so teachers can send emails, post comments on assignments and provide feedback. Additionally, integration with Google Docs allows for collaboration.

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Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office365 provides access to web versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, and Outlook Desktop version of OneNote. Users can also access Microsoft Teams, a digital hub that integrates the conversations, content, and apps your classroom needs to be more collaborative and engaged. You also have access to Class and Staff notebooks, self-grading quizzes with Forms and Digital storytelling with Sway.

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BigBlueButton

BigBlueButton is a video conferencing tool designed for teaching. It provides you with all the tools you need for effective instruction such as a whiteboard, screenshare, presentation tools, chats, public notebook and breakout rooms. Bigbluebutton is integrated in our Moodle LMS. That way you sign in using your SALCC email account.

Add Bigbluebutton as an activity in your course.

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Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a hub for teamwork in Office 365. It is a chat-based collaboration tool that provides global, remote, and dispersed teams with the ability to work together and share information via a common space. You can utilize cool features like document collaboration, one-on-one chat, team chat, and video conferencing.

Simply use your SALCC email acount to access this tool.

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Zoom

Zoom is a web-based video conferencing tool with a local, desktop client and a mobile app that allows users to meet online, with or without video. Zoom users can choose to record sessions, collaborate on projects, and share or annotate on one another's screens, all with one easy-to-use platform.

Zoom sessions can be created for you. Just let us know.

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