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Topic: zoom

Students, professors respond with excitement to in-person summer classes

News, University News

Students, professors respond with excitement to in-person summer classes

June 9, 2021 0 comments

When Professor of Africana Studies Lisa Biggs walked into the Friedman Hall lecture room of her course, AFRI 0300: “Performing Ethnography and the Politics of Culture,” she was met with a surprising sense of anxiety.

Remote learning opens door to more guest lecturers

News, University News

Remote learning opens door to more guest lecturers

June 8, 2021 0 comments

Throughout the pandemic, remote learning has allowed professors to incorporate a more diverse set of guest lecturers into their syllabi.

Student reflect on challenges, benefits of online learning

Features

Student reflect on challenges, benefits of online learning

February 11, 2021 0 comments

For many University students, the shift to remote learning has also necessitated a shift in study habits. Many have found it difficult to stay connected with other students through the screen, a disconnect which can negatively impact the virtual classroom experience.

Students form Zoom study groups to navigate online classes, connect with peers

University News

Students form Zoom study groups to navigate online classes, connect with peers

November 9, 2020 0 comments

Studying in groups no longer happens in clusters in the Sciences Library or packed booths in the Blue Room. 

Professors navigate the unfamiliar territory of hybrid learning and try to juggle the multiple logistical challenges of returning to in-person instruction.

University News

Professors share experiences teaching hybrid classes

October 26, 2020 0 comments

Shriram Krishnamurthi walked into the Center for Information Technology at 8:30 a.m. to set up the broadcasting system for his first day teaching hybrid classes of the semester.

Hong ’24: The challenges of engaging with digital communities

Columns, Opinions

Hong ’24: The challenges of engaging with digital communities

October 21, 2020 0 comments

In three days, 300 clubs, 300 Zoom links. A daunting Google Spreadsheet.  Over the three-day Brown Student Activities Fair, I joined a scant nine of the 300 some student activities links. I ended up leaving nearly all Zoom calls thinking, “I’d love to join on campus, but I won’t join virtually.”

‘We’re facing a tipping point:’ Cybersecurity in the age of COVID-19

News, Science & Research

‘We’re facing a tipping point:’ Cybersecurity in the age of COVID-19

October 1, 2020 0 comments

In the rush to transition many aspects of our daily lives online — attending virtual lectures, working a full-time job from home and communicating over social media — one issue has risen to the forefront of local and global concerns: cybersecurity. 

University News

Professors log in for first week of online semester at Brown

September 21, 2020 0 comments

Professor of Neuroscience Monica Linden’s eight-year-old daughter stared at her mom through the glass doors of her home office, waiting to share something while Linden taught a seminar on brain regions that ran for over an hour. 

Professors navigate challenges of transitioning to remote learning

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

Professors navigate challenges of transitioning to remote learning

March 27, 2020 1 comment

Professors across disciplines are preparing for the challenges and opportunities of a virtual academic environment in advance of the resumption of classes remotely March 30.