Birthwise staff have held several hours of zoom training and meetings for faculty to provide technical support and tips for teaching.
We hired tech hosts to support and facilitate the online learning environment as our faculty transitioned to teaching online. We will keep this service available as needed, especially at the start of a session or for faculty who wish for additional support.
On call support from staff
Acadia has been on call for all faculty since we moved online in March, and has worked closely with faculty to brainstorm ways to deliver their classes online, and manage the technology required to do so.
Additional resources- articles, webinars, technology
Our Academic Team has also been staying up to date on tips and tricks, curating a list of articles, webinars and other resources. These have been shared with faculty in a series of emails. We have also made the carriage house available to faculty who are without power or internet due to inclement weather or rural locations.
Robin has been in close communication with Preceptors, providing updated, evidence based guidance to support safe practices during the pandemic, and to encourage effective communication between students and preceptors as they navigate this new normal together.
Students: if you have had faculty that did a great job with their transition to teaching online, let us know! We want to highlight their good work and invite them to share tips with other Faculty.
Faculty/Preceptors: if you'd like additional support, please reach out to us! We are committed to ensuring that online delivery of our program is successful for you and our students, and that we're able to continue to offer preceptorship even as many other clinical programs are closing completely.