When we move to remote teaching, we need to consider how we will continue to provide students with student-instructor interaction. One way of offering this is through office hours. While we used to offer office hours outside of lecture or class time, now we might be able to leverage our scheduled class time to engage with students to discuss problems, specific questions, or examples. Transmission of content (powerpoints, videos, readings, etc.) can then be reallocated to asynchronous hours.
Determine if it best suits your course to offer:
- group discussions,
- individual consultations
- drop-in sessions
Be consistent with whichever options you choose. Remind students often via email and course notifications.
Use the flow chart below to help you determine which options work best for your course.