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Virtual Learning Resources: Home

This LibGuide features virtual lab options and free publisher resources to assist with COVID-19.

Faculty Helping Faculty

Google Meet, Google Chat, Collaborate - Professor Kristy Brinker Brouwer of ME can help you with how to hold virtual office hours with students. Professor Brinker can step you through the features of Hangouts Meet, Hangouts Chat and Bb Collaborate. Also, she is willing to hold practice sessions with you on these platforms to ensure they are working properly on your laptop, tablet, and phone. Contact: kbrinkerbrouwer@kettering.edu

Welcome

Many publishers are offering free access to resources to assist with making courses in the virtual format during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some are only available for a limited time. If you need any assistance with finding electronic resources to utilize for your courses, please feel free to contact the library at library@kettering.edu.

Virtual Lab Options

Articles:

New Faculty Resource

Faculty Select: Through a single interface, faculty can search and access quality open textbooks, Open Educational Resources (OER), and request access to unrestricted library e-books from top academic publishers. By leveraging free open materials and low-cost library-licensed resources, faculty can transform their courses and reduce the cost burden for students.

Helpful Resources During Covid-19

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Moving Your Class Online Quickly and Efficiently

In this course, educators Ashley Kennedy and Oliver Schinkten help you successfully make the jump to online learning, sharing strategies for taking what was great about your in-person course and making it work in a virtual classroom.

More courses can be found here: http://linkedin.kettering.edu/

Information from Dawn Winans on how faculty can add content into their BB course shells: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1gnnsTonOT9ehUgIEse0Y0mfOXom8fe5c?usp=sharing
 


Pearson: Higher education resources- Colleges and universities across the world are getting creative with online options to keep students safe and healthy at home. There’s help and information for faculty and students who may be new to virtual teaching and learning.

Macmillan Learning offers a variety of resources by discipline, topic, and product to help you navigate your new world of online teaching and learning.

Project MUSE For Instructors: More than ever, it is essential that faculty can easily find and access the online scholarship and course materials they require, so that they can focus on providing the best instruction possible. MUSE is here to serve course instructors with a brand new set of resources for discovering course content, facilitating online research, and helping to navigate the challenges and opportunities of e-learning. In our new For Instructors area, teaching faculty may:

  • Access over 40 temporarily free books and articles about online teaching and learning, from MUSE’s participating university press and non-profit scholarly publishers
  • Explore subject-specific lists of peer-reviewed content from MUSE suitable for use in courses and research
  • Review tips for incorporating MUSE journals and books in class use

Project MUSE will continue to update and build upon this set of resources for instructors, now and long after the COVID-19 crisis fades. Instructors are encouraged to visit, and sign up to receive regular updates to these resources.

Faculty Select: Through a single interface, faculty can search and access quality open textbooks, Open Educational Resources (OER), and request access to unrestricted library e-books from top academic publishers. By leveraging free open materials and low-cost library-licensed resources, faculty can transform their courses and reduce the cost burden for students. *Newly Subscribed Database*

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Flint Journal Archives - Browse the Flint Journal all the way back to 1898 to today, including full-text, web-only content and full color image edition.

Contact The Library

 

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  • KU Archivist is available for texting services at  810-255-0022

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  • For general inquiries and research assistance, please call a librarian at 810-762-9598
  • For information regarding renewing books, your library account or reserves, please call circulation at 810-762-7814 
  • For information regarding a book or article request, please call inter-library loan at 810-762-9841
  • For historical questions, please call the archivist at 313-460-0036

Webinars

IEEE
1. Title: Online Delivery of Engineering Programs: Tips You Can Use From an Experienced ABET-Accredited Program
Duration: 1 Hour

Featured Speaker(s):
Dr. Stephan Phillips, Ph.D.
Register to Watch HERE!

2. Title: Using eLearning to Support Distance Learning
Duration: 1 hr 1 Min

Register to Watch HERE!

 

AccessEngineering
Vendor: McGraw-Hill
1. Abstract: An overview on how to best use the resources found in AccessEngineering.

Duration: 60 Minutes

Register to Watch HERE!

2. Title: A Faculty-Led Webinar on Engineering Exams in the Remote Classroom
Duration: 60 Minutes

Register to Watch HERE

Blackboard Resources

If you need assistance with Blackboard contact:

Tracey Rodgerson
Kettering Global
Email: trodgers@kettering.edu

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