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Adapting to Remote Teaching, Learning

May 07, 2020   |   Dartmouth News

Watch the May 6 Community Conversation with Provost Joseph Helble and faculty guests Petra Bonfert-Taylor, Cecilia Gaposchkin, and John Lynch.

Students in Professor of History Cecilia Gaposchkin's first-year seminar on Joan of Arc are writing a book together—remotely. In Professor of Engineering Petra Bonfert-Taylor's scientific computing class, students are writing programs—in Zoom breakout sessions. Second-year Tuck students are questioning CEO guests—online—in former N.H. governor and Clinical Professor of Business John Lynch's course on the CEO experience.

What faculty have done in a short time under difficult circumstances is remarkable, said Provost Joseph Helble.

In this week's Community Conversations broadcast—a weekly online forum for members of the Dartmouth community to ask questions and get updates from campus leaders about the institution's priorities, decisions, and operations during the COVID-19 pandemic—Helble spoke with Gaposchkin, Bonfert-Taylor, and Lynch about how they and their students are adapting to teaching and learning remotely this term.

The three professors gave viewers a window into the creativity and resilience being demonstrated by Dartmouth faculty, students, and staff throughout the institution during the COVID-19 crisis.

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