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communicating online


June 2, 2020

Art is a dialogue

By Timea Tihanyi, School of Art + Art History + Design

Because art is a dialogue, much of what the Interdisciplinary Visual Arts seniors have been doing in ART 400 this quarter has been synchronous. Instead of the white-box gallery exhibition, students are presenting their work in a virtual “gallery” for which each student created both a senior project and an art portfolio website. By still presenting the work publicly, we’re trying to create a sense of normalcy. Working on an online platform gives the students new tools and new opportunities for content and form. It’s difficult to make creative work in isolation, so we’ve also done guided peer critiques using the breakout room function in Zoom regularly.


March 12, 2020

What to say and how to say it

person working on laptop

Communicating with your students is vitally important these days, especially without in-person classes and final exams. Where to start?¬†Here is how the Law School explained finals to their students…