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Faculty of Education Operations During COVID-19 

In response to Ontario Premier Doug Ford's announcement requiring a shut down of all but essential services in order to control the spread of COVID-19, the Faculty of Education is suspending all in-person hours at Duncan McArthur Hall. All student services continue to available online and through email.


COVID-19 Self-Assessment Procedures for Entering Duncan McArthur Hall

Based on the advice of public health officials, all students, faculty, staff, and visitors must complete the COVID-19 Self-Assessment form before entering Duncan McArthur Hall.

Completing the form is required prior to each work shift or each visit to the building to help safeguard the health and safety of the Queen’s community and help limit the exposure to and transmission of COVID-19. Not complying with this will result in an initial verbal warning, followed by removal of access to the building for additional non-compliance. 

Use this self-assessment to review any symptoms you may have and whether you may need to be tested for COVID-19. Anyone feeling unwell should not come to campus and follow the steps in the self-assessment. This form is to be completed prior to each work shift or each visit to the building to help safeguard the health and safety of the Queen’s community and help limit the exposure to and transmission of COVID-19.

All information collected is treated confidentially.
 
If you have any questions about or trouble with this form, please contact edhelp@queensu.ca

Education Library

The Education Library is closed until further notice. 

Reference consultations have moved online from Librarian’s offices. Email Brenda and Mary Claire directly.

As faculty move to remote teaching, be assured that the library.reserves@queensu.ca online readings service continues. Email library.reserves@queensu.ca to request scans of pages or article/ebook links be added to your remote courses via our Ares e-readings service.

Send requests for recommended titles, especially anything you need for your remote teaching, to a librarian or to education.library@queensu.ca

More updates from the Education Library.

Mail

Mail will be picked up and sorted on Tuesdays.  If you have have items that are deemed essential please contact supply@queensu.ca.

Technology for Instructors

We are in the process of providing all instructors with a Pro Zoom license.  Our team will be creating the meetings and embedding them in your courses along with an instruction module for students on how and when to connect.  It is important to us that the students receive a consistent experience across all courses to ensure a simple, high quality delivery.  Courses will continue at their regularly scheduled times.  We will continue to leverage the flexibility of the OnQ platform to provide an excellent and familiar learning experience.  At this time we ask that software used for delivery outside of OnQ and Zoom be requested through edhelp@queensu.ca. We are also currently asking all instructors teaching in April to provide an online presence within their OnQ courses.  Holly Sheppard will be reaching out to members whose courses can have an improved student experience.  Please work with her to ensure our students get the best possible product going forward.

Technology for Staff and Faculty

We getting an architecture set up to support staff and faculty working remotely using Microsoft Teams.  Staff that have been moved offsite have already been set up but we understand due to the rushed nature of the situation that there is still training left to do.  We will work in the days and weeks to come to make resources available to everyone and we will be holding training webinars and Q&A’s to people to assist the transition to a work at home lifestyle.

Technology for Students

Our team encourages students to take advantage of the Microsoft suite of products provided to them, specifically Microsoft Teams.  This collaboration tool is free to students and includes video conferencing, screen sharing, filesharing, chat and collaboration services and much more.  Additional resources for students can be found at https://www.queensu.ca/its/getting-started/student.

Remote Support

If you need remote technical support please message @EDHELP Faculty of Education through Microsoft Teams or send us an email at edhelp@queensu.ca.


 

COVID-19 Updates

 

Peter Chin and Education Students’ Society Executive Q&A #1

Conversations between Peter Chin and the Education Students’ Society executive

Questions & Answers #1

Thursday, September 9, 2020

 

The Education Students’ Society (ESS) executive meet on a regular basis with Peter Chin, the Associate Dean of Teacher Education. One element of these meetings is to focus on key questions that have been raised by the teacher candidates through the ESS website. The ESS distills these down to the key questions that appear to be on the minds of most of the members who made submissions.

QSoE to remain online through Winter 2020

Queen's School of English to Remain Online Through Winter 2020

August 13, 2020

Queen's School of English Logo

Queen's School of English and Queen's University have decided that with uncertainty around global travel and the cancellation of in-person classes for fall and winter 2020 at Queen's University, to move full-term on-site programs to a live virtual online format. This policy applies to Academic English Foundations, English for Academic Purposes and short-term winter programs. QBridge Students who complete the online English for Academic Purpose program and meet the minimum grade requirements will still be eligible to move into their undergraduate degree programs as per usual.

If you have any questions, visit the Queen's School of English COVID website or contact soe@queensu.ca.

COVID-19 Self-Assessment Procedures for Entering Duncan McArthur Hall

COVID-19 Self-Assessment Procedures for Entering Duncan McArthur Hall

July 28, 2020  (Updated: August 5, 2020)

Based on the advice of public health officials, all students, faculty, staff, and visitors must complete the COVID-19 Self-Assessment form before entering Duncan McArthur Hall. A QR code for this form will also posted at the building to scan from your mobile device.

Completing the form is required prior to each work shift or each visit to the building to help safeguard the health and safety of the Queen’s community and help limit the exposure to and transmission of COVID-19. Not complying with this will result in an initial verbal warning, followed by removal of access to the building for additional non-compliance.  

Use this self-assessment to review any symptoms you may have and whether you may need to be tested for COVID-19. Anyone feeling unwell should not come to campus and follow the steps in the self-assessment. This form is to be completed prior to each work shift or each visit to the building to help safeguard the health and safety of the Queen’s community and help limit the exposure to and transmission of COVID-19.

All information collected is treated confidentially.

If you have any questions about or trouble with this form, please contact edhelp@queensu.ca

More information about the Queen’s response to COVID-19 is available here.

Faculty of Education Program Delivery – Fall 2020 (COVID-19 Updates)

Faculty of Education Program Delivery – 2020-2021 (COVID-19 Updates)

 

Update: Wednesday September 23rd, 2020

On September 22, the Provost sent a message outlining that, with some exceptions, most courses would continue to be delivered remotely in the winter term. He also stated that each Faculty would provide additional information.

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Confronting Racism in a time of Social Distancing

Confronting Racism in a time of Social Distancing

April 8, 2020
 
The Town Hall for graduate students and faculty raised the issue of our students facing increased racism during the COVID-19 pandemic.  We pulled together a list of resources (both internal and external) so everyone would be aware of the supports in place for students, staff, and faculty. View the complete list of resources here.
 

Updates from the Education Library

March 31, 2020
Updated May 14, 2020

Your Education Library is online to support your teaching and research

Course Readings
The Library's Course Readings service continues to be available to link your course readings with your OnQ course. Just send your list of citations to library.reserves@queensu.ca with EDUCATION in the subject line. Include course name/number, list of citations organzied by Week or Class, and beginning and end dates for the course. This service ensures that all links to readings work from off campus and  are copyright compliant. Read more.

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