Other Considerations Considerations for Quantitative Courses that Include Calculations Exams and Assignments Use a proctored exam service or remote proctoring tools While this approach can expand viable testing options beyond multiple choice by ensuring that test results represent the students’ own work, these services often cost money, require effort to set-up, and may require technology, bandwidth or resources that students do not have. There are also privacy issues to consider with this technology. Ask different types of questions to get at the quantitative thought process, as described in this resource with “special advice for open-book assessment in quantitative courses”: Remote Exams and Assessments - Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences Have students scan/photograph and upload their work through the Assignments tool This approach is relatively easy and low tech, but it requires the “honor system” approach so that students do their own work. You can electronically grade assignments/files that are submitted this way. Assignments | Information Technology - from Drexel Assignments - from Blackboard Explore testing options in Bb Learn Tests, Pools, and Surveys Imposing time limits or scrambling problems are options that can be explored to promote academic integrity Whiteboard Options Here are some resources that you can use to incorporate whiteboards into your online instruction: BitPaper – Home Sharing a Whiteboard - from Zoom Instead of using a virtual whiteboard, you can construct a structure to hold your tablet or phone (often made out of legos), and use the phone/tablet camera to capture you writing with pencil and paper in real time (idea shared by Dr. Eric Brewe - Physics) Using a tablet computer (iPad, Surface, etc.) or a drawing tablet (Wacom, etc) allows annotation of PowerPoint / Keynote presentations to develop ideas from figures or text already loaded on the slide as the camera provides video of your face as you present. OneNote - you can use Microsoft OneNote as a paper log to put typed notes, pictures, and stylus-based hand written notes. The pages can then easily be archived and shared with the class as a shared notepad so they can see the original pages. Other Resources and References COVID-19, the Digital Divide, and the Privilege of Online Learning - Youngmoo Kim of Drexel University, Medium.com Crowdsourcing: Teaching Online with Care How to Move Your Course Online - McGraw Hill Covid-19: Online Teaching Resources - The Wiley Network Working and Learning Online during a Pandemic – Pearson EngineeringUnleashed.com - join subnet to access calls, videos, webinars, etc. on Virtual/Online Learning Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning Programming Videos - you can also register for the free live online events using your CIRTL login - Drexel is part of CIRTL so any grad student, staff or faculty is allowed to create a login and become a member of the network.