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Teaching Dialogues: An Equity-minded Community of Practice

Join your colleagues for real discussions about teaching and learn new and effective teaching practices for remote and face-to-face instruction. 

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April 10, 2020 

Session Recap and Resource Notes


 Session 1, Part I: Effective, Equity-Minded Practices for Remote Teaching & Learning VideoEquity-Minded-Remote-Teaching,-Teaching-Dialogues-4-10-201024_1.png

  • Effective, Equity-Minded Practices for Remote Teaching & Learning Presentation Slides (PDF) (PPT)

Session 1, Part II: How to Make the Curriculum Relevant to Students, Create a Democratized Classroom, Build Meaningful Relationships, and Equitable Teaching Practices (During a Pandemic) Video

May 8, 2020 

Session Recap and Resource Notes


Session 2: Creating Videos for Online Classes, Useful Technology Tools, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Discussion and Reflections, & Supporting Students During the Pandemic Video


May 22, 2020 

Session Recap and Resource Notes


Teaching Dialogues - May 22, 2020

  • Equity-Minded Practices in History (Word) (PDF)
  • Facilitating Group Work on Zoom Presentation Slides (PDF) (PPT)
  • Taking the Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) Framework Online Presentation Slides (PDF) (PPT)



Special thank you to all the faculty who take the time to participate in making this all possible 

Last Updated: 06/17/2020

Additional Recommended Resources:  


Student Resources 

Cuyamaca Cares Services During Campus Closure: A robust resource page for students with Cuyamaca's Emergency Assistance Fund application, information about Low-Cost Computers, CalFresh, Personal Counseling, and more 


Tutoring: Cuyamaca tutoring is online via Zoom!


Virtual Campus Webpage: Cuyamaca created reference page with tools to help support students through remote services on campus, student tools for online success, community emergency services for students to access, faculty resources, & employee resources 


Teaching Practices 

Article by Harvard University's Taharee Jackson, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Program Manager: COVID-19 and Videoclassism: Implicit Bias, Videojudgment, and Why I'm Terrified to Have You Look Over My Shoulder

Article by Jenny Davidson from Columbia University via The Washington Post: Forget Distance Learning: Just Give Every College Student an Automatic "A"

Article by Michelle D. Miller from Northern Arizona University via The Chronicle of Higher Education: 5 Takeaways From My Covid-19 Remote Teaching

Liquid Syllabus: an article about using a Liquid Syllabus, a short video about its benefits, and a visual example 

Peralta Online Equity Rubric: A resource for how to implement equity-minded teaching practices

Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) Framework: Higher education examples and resources on how to implement TILT - transparent teaching methods to promote college students' success     

Teaching Resources

3C Media Solutions: Funded by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, "TechConnect" provides a coordinated platform for technology products, services, trainings, and employee support

Adobe Spark: Free online design tool used to create polished graphics, short videos, webpages, and more 

Canvas Commons: A learning object repository that enables educators to find, import, and share resources

Canvas Instructor Guide for using the Appointment Booking feature in Canvas through ConferZoom. How-to videos to enable ConferZoom in Canvas and Appointment Blocks for Student Hours

GeoGebra: Free online graphing calculator

Google Voice, Remind, Edmodo: Free, secure networks for teachers and students to interact and collaborate online

Microsoft Digital Whiteboard: Free online tool useful for all disciplines where instructors can present refined content and create student collaboration

Open Broadcaster Software: Free and open-source software for video recording and live streaming

Open Education Resources Initiative: Reducing the cost of educational resources for students by expanding the availability and adoption of high-quality Open Educational Resources (OER)

Padlet: A free, creative software tool used to create fun bulletin boards, blogs, portfolios, and gain anonymous classroom feedback from students 

Vimeo: With the free, basic subscription, members can create and submit high-performing videos to share for other members to view

Zoom: Comprehensive PDF guide and Zoom for Education video tutorial to get students and instructors started using Zoom and ways to manage Zoom resources and features


Madison Harding
Institutional Effectiveness Specialist

  • Grossmont
  • Cuyamaca
A Member of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District