Traditional Face-to-Face or IVC Delivery Modes
Traditional face-to-face classes meet together, in person, at the same time, and in the same classroom, following the classroom safety protocols and teaching lab protocols. Interactive video conference (IVC classrooms) meet together at the same time in classrooms at USU regional campuses, which connect to each other via the statewide IVC system.
Are you ready to teach face-to-face or IVC?
Make sure and check off each item in the list below before your first class.
- Appropriate safety measures: Stay up-to-date on current classroom safety guidelines. Be prepared to follow them and to help your students follow them.
- Know how to get started in your classroom: See the tutorial on getting started in your classroom for help, which is based upon USU's classroom safety protocols and teaching lab protocols. Identify your classroom's available technology resources and social distancing caps at the Classroom Information Page. If possible, visit your classroom in person and get familiar with the technology and room setup.
- Be prepared to accommodate remote students: Students may need to self-isolate for health reasons. These students may need to join your class remotely or access class recordings online. The guidelines for teaching a Hybrid Face-to-Face class are the most applicable to this situation. Be aware of the competencies for teaching in this format in case it becomes necessary.
- Preparation for a quick pivot to remote teaching: Have a contingency plan for sharing your lectures and other content and activities via web broadcast and online methods if needed. The guidelines for teaching a web broadcast class are the most applicable to this situation. Be aware of the competencies for teaching in this format in case it becomes necessary.
Students should be prepared to be indoors with a small number of other people. They should be familiar with and willing to follow thecurrent classroom safety guidelines. Those who have concerns about health and safety or are unwilling to follow the safety guidelines will need to make other arrangements with the instructor.
For a full list of upcoming CIDI workshops on face-to-face and IVC teaching, as well as other topics, see the CIDI Workshop Calendar.