ACADEMIC WORKERS UNITED FOR PANDEMIC DEFENSE AND COLLECTIVE POWER
From Arts to Sciences: How can I teach this class online?
Amidst this national health emergency, classrooms may be closed, but class is still in session, and educators have gone above and beyond to ensure instructional continuity. Particular subjects, such as performance arts or lab sciences, pose unique challenges for educators.
In this webinar, you will have the opportunity to learn about some resources for evidence-based online teaching practices. A facilitator will also lead a discussion on strategies to effectively teach “hard to port” courses, including dance and lab science, online.
This webinar is free and open to all.
Friday, April 3rd, 2020
3pm EST / 12pm PST
Online Education: The Short-Term Crisis and Long-Term Realities
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a massive scale-up of distance education at most colleges and universities with grave implications for educator control over the curriculum and intellectual property rights. This conversation about best practices for online education both now and in the future was hosted AFT Staff and policy experts from The Century Foundation.
Due to technical issues only the audio of this webinar was recorded, you can listen to that here.
COVID-19 Webinar on Student Loan Repayment
Struggling with your student loans? Helping a partner/colleague/friend with their student loans?
The American Federation of Teachers and the Student Borrower Protection Center presented a live webinar discussing how to manage your student loans during this public health crisis. You can watch the recorded presentation here.
- What to do if you are furloughed or out of work
- Tips for enrolling in an income-driven repayment plan
- How to get out of default and avoid federal tax refund offsets
- Options if you have private student loans
COVID-19 Resources for Academic Workers