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COVID-19 Response + FurmanFlex and Online Resources

With guidelines from the Academic and Curricular Subcommittee of the Fall Planning team and these teaching scenarios and planning process you continue to adapt you courses for teaching during a pandemic. Whether you are teaching an online (no physical classroom assigned) or FurmanFlex (physical classroom assigned, students engage in multiple and fluctuating ways during the semester) course, we invite you to explore the resources below to support online and FurmanFlex instruction, including how to plan for multiple modalities, design active learning activities for diverse modes of engagement, support learning via instructional technology, and prepare your students for your courses. Informed by the lessons we learned during spring 2020 remote instruction, the variety of resources available here on informed pedagogy for hybrid flexible environments and collaborative learning technology will help you meet your course learning outcomes in any circumstance. For university updates about the 2020-2021 academic year, please visit the Furman Focused page.

Design with Flex in Mind Planning Course

Register below to access our self-paced online Moodle planning course designed to help you adapt your courses for social distancing and fluctuating in person attendance through a step-by-step planning process.

Register Here
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Quick Guide to FurmanFlex and Online Preparation

As you continue to plan and prepare your courses for FurmanFlex or online instruction, you might find this Quick Guide handy.

Make Sure You Are Ready For FurmanFlex or Online Instruction

Learning Opportunities & Academic Affairs Response Communication

Locate the SART digest archives and upcoming training or learning opportunities here.

Upcoming Training & SART Digest Archives
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FurmanFlex and Online Design Toolkit

Check out promising practices, crowd-sourced tips from Furman colleagues, and ideas, templates, and activities for you to adapt for your own use.

Resources For Your FurmanFlex or Online Course Design

FurmanFlex and Online Instructional Technology

Consider the many enterprise-level instructional technology resources available at Furman, as well as several free educational applications.

Platforms and Programs for FurmanFlex & Online Instruction
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Preparing Your Platforms & Students for FurmanFlex and Online Learning

Make sure your learning management platform is ready to go and students are prepared for engagement.

Make Sure Your Platforms & Students Are Ready

FurmanFlex and Online Learning Consultation Corps

Connect with a member of our community of experienced professionals dedicated to supporting new instructional realities.

Connect With Colleagues for Support
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Frequently Asked Questions

Search our growing list of common questions and answers.

Answers to Your Questions