Your Guide to Online Teaching & Learning
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Considering summer courses are being held exclusively online, we are happy to announce the launch of our Online Learning page (accc.uic.edu/online-learning) that’s dedicated to helping both instructors and students make the most of online education.
Spring 2020 By the Numbers: Enabling Academic Continuity During COVID-19
Monday, May 11, 2020
Our infographic on enabling academic continuity paints a picture of this surge in remote teaching and learning, and collaboration tools. For example, in Spring 2020, we saw a 291% increase in Blackboard courses in March 2020 compared with...
Did You Know? UofI Was First to Launch Computer-Assisted Learning!
Thursday, May 7, 2020
It was 1960 when computer scientists at the University of Illinois launched the first generalized computer-assisted instruction program. They called it PLATO (Programmed Logic for Automatic Teaching Operations), and it ran on UofI’s ILLIAC computer.
Instructor Resources for Summer Online Teaching
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
When COVID-19 had us all staying home in mid-March, instructors had to move spring semester classes online. Considering this unexpected and abrupt change, chances are you have experienced challenges ranging from lack of student access to necessary...
Online Proctoring Tool Respondus Available for Remote Assessments
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
As teaching moves online, conducting assessments and exams while maintaining academic integrity can be a challenge for instructors. The ACCC has recently acquired licensing to LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor.