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The Flip to Remote: Responding to COVID-19

Flip to Remote promo with all four speakers picturesArts and Humanities Dean Cristina Della Coletta talks with faculty on the innovation, challenges and successes of moving to remote instruction during the global pandemic

Episode one: Assistant teaching professor King Britt, Department of Music. The pair spend 60 minutes discussing what happened when King Britt moved his class "Blacktronika: Afrofuturism in Electronic Music," with unexpected results. Plus, King Britt walks viewers through an example of his class. Watch now >>

Episode two: Language faculty Junko Simpson and Pei-Chia Chen, Institute of Arts and Humanities. What were the technical tools needed to keep students engaged in the Japanese and Chinese language classes. What worked? What didn't? And what can they use when classes go back to in-person instruction? Watch now >>

Episode three: Professor Monte Johnson, Department of Philosophy. Moving courses online led to a different type of student engagement, and the opportunity to update curriculum to directly speak to the pandemic by using Classical text. Monte Johnson is also the director of the UC San Diego Classical Studies Program, within the Institute of Arts and Humanities. Watch now >>


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