#1: Shifting Your Mindset to Teach Remotely
The most fundamental shift to remote teaching is a dramatic change that has to happen in your mindset as a teacher. Switching from a brick and mortar classroom to a remote learning is not just a physical, it’s going to be a change in your pedagogical goals and expectations. We’ll discuss how remote teaching is not just a physical change, but also one that has to happen on a more fundamental level in terms of how we approach teacher and relate to our students. We will break down how to shift your overall approach to teaching to maximize what remote teaching can accomplish.
#2: Platforms, Communication, and Managing Content
With an overwhelming number of options for class communication and content available today, this workshop will explain options for how to translate your brick and mortar course in order to custom tailor a smooth, streamlined set of communication and content platforms. We’ll discuss live video vs. pre-recorded video, how to communicate effectively with students online, options for group communication platforms like Instagram, Discord, audio content vs. video content, options and formats for running group and individual critiques, and more.
#3: Technology & Equipment
This workshop will demonstrate and review the nuts and bolts of how to create a flexible, physical set up to do studio art demos online. We will provide detailed info on recommended equipment, (including equipment to avoid) such as webcams, mics, lighting, etc., how to troubleshoot common problems such adjusting camera angles, blocked camera views, how to stream live video, free streaming software options, and more.