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Faculty Services

Information and resources for faculty

SCF Libraries Support for Faculty

Don't panic

 

Academic Continuity                       

Faculty Resources for Times of Disruption                             

 

Academic continuity refers to the ability of providing instructional delivery during periods of disruption of normal activities on campus. Hurricanes or other weather conditions, power outages, or health emergencies might result in classes being conducted differently. 

The SCF Librarians can assist faculty by providing resources when working on alternative assignments or ways to deliver instruction.

Please explore the resources below, and if you have questions or suggestions, please contact the SCF Librarians.

Alternative assignment resources

Preparing alternative assignments

 

SCF Libraries Databases

Databases contain articles, streaming video, images, ebooks, & more. 

TIP: Find databases that might have materials for your classes by opening the "All subjects" drop-down menu and searching by subject 

 

Library Databases with Streaming Videos

Some of these videos can be embedded directly to Canvas. Ask a librarian if you need assistance.

 

Student Workshops 

Live workshops in Teams: research help, citation help, and more.

 

Library Guides

Created by SCF Librarians for specific courses, topics, or assignments. Ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Embedding Library Guides (LibGuides) to Canvas

Lectures

Recording your lectures or instructions for students:

If you have to record a video with instructions, or a series of video lectures to supplement readings, we have resources for you at the SCF Libraries in all campuses:

 

Check out equipment: cameras, microphones, or other equipment

 

Use our recording rooms:

 

Use interactive screens:

Record yourself using our Microsoft Hubs or TrueTouch screens to demonstrate something on a big screen or use a digital whiteboard.

 

Create content:

The SCF Libraries have computers with Digital Media software (Adobe Creative Cloud.) 

 

Faculty Room:

Study Room #112 in the Bradenton Campus (Bldg. 3) can be reserved by Faculty to meet with a student. Cleaning protocols and masks are required. Faculty only can reserve this room in our Reservations page.

COVID-19 & Your Students

The following document published by The Chronicle of Higher Education includes articles about remote learning, caring for your students' mental health, leading through crises, etc.

Remember that SCF Libraries provide access to The Chronicle of Higher Education as part of our eResources:

Helpful links

Online Instruction / "Keep Teaching" Guides

The following links represent some examples of guides from SCF and other colleges or universities, on how to add online components to face-to-face classes:

Reliable Information

COVID-19 / Coronavirus Resources

The following links contain reliable information about the Coronavirus pandemic:

*Includes updated statistics of cases in Florida