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Transitioning to Online – COVID19 March 16 Update

With one week to go until we begin distance learning at Washington State University, I wanted to provide you an update on where we at with our preparation efforts.

In addition to the AOI training programs I mentioned in Friday’s email, our very own online education and information technology experts are partnering to provide you with VCEA Transitioning to Online Training this week on the following days and times:
  • Monday, March 16: 1 – 3 PM
  • Tuesday, March 17: 9:30 – 11:30 AM
  • Thursday, March 19: 3 - 5 PM
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Zoom Resources: COVID19 March 13 Update

I want to let you know how proud I am of all the efforts that are going around the college to prepare for distance learning that begins March 23.

I’m hearing several departments are organizing “train the trainer” groups to assist each other in the technical and pedagogical challenges associated with teaching and advising remotely. There will be additional individualized training within VCEA next week to help you. More on this later. Please continue to reach out to one another and share your expertise – and your concerns. Together, we can do this! » More ...

Academic Guidelines + Resources: COVID19 March 12 Update

As we are ramping up our efforts to begin distance learning only starting March 23, I wanted to share some information I received from WSU Provost Bryan Slinker, David Cillay, Vice President for Academic Outreach and Innovation (AOI), and others around WSU that may help provide you with direction in your efforts.

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You’re Invited: VCEA Strategic Planning Workshops

With Spring Break nearly upon us, I wanted to give you a quick update on where we are with our efforts to update Voiland College’s 2020-2025 Strategic Plan.

As you recall, Voiland College is undergoing a year-long initiative to update our college’s 2015-2020 Strategic Plan. Our new, five-year plan will identify the ways in which our college can better serve the public good and meet the future needs of the state of Washington and beyond. T » More ...

Laboratory Best Practices & Preparations: COVID19 March 12 Update

Following yesterday’s communication from the WSU Office of Research, and in planning for potential impacts regarding COVID-19 and for general best practices, the VCEA Safety Council would like all Voiland College personnel to ensure laboratory procedures are in place, including for communications, securing reactions, experiments, facilities, and live cultures. Each lab’s procedures should consider options for the quarantine of individuals, interruptions of service, and limited access.

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