Weather related campus closings and class cancellations due to treacherous road conditions make it challenging to maintain the pace of learning in the Spring semester. When you or your students can’t be physically present in the classroom face-to-face, you can salvage the situation with variety of technological solutions.
In order to hold a formal class meeting at a distance WebEx is the most stable and easily available option that does not need prior planning. It allows multiple people to participate in a live web video or audio conference. Hosts can invite anyone, including people outside of the Brown community. WebEx can be used to hold class sessions, office hours, or host guest speakers when weather makes it difficult to reach campus. WebEx sessions can also be recorded and made available for later review. Learn how to schedule a webEx meeting.
Asynchronous Class Sessions
You can also prepare your class sessions in advance for students to access at their convenience. Here are some of the options available for Brown faculty: