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LETTER FROM THE CHAIR

Maria B. Mendoza, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA

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LETTER FROM NEW COMMUNITY EVENTS ORGANIZER

Ekaterina Arshavskaya, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA

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LETTER FROM THE EDITORS

Sarah Emory, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
James Coda
, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA

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ARTICLES
CLASSROOM COMMUNICATION FOR INTERNATIONAL TEACHING ASSISTANTS BECOMES A HYFLEX COURSE

Lara Wallace, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA

This article describes sweeping changes in how one department supports international teaching assistants in light of a global pandemic and institution-wide budget cuts. Read More

PEDAGOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR TEACHING DURING THE PANDEMIC
Caroline Mrozla-Toscano, Alice Wu, Radmila Veshcherevich, and Jayasri Srinivasan, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

Four teachers within Cornell’s International Teaching Assistant Program share their insights and experiences as they moved their classes online in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. They share practical tips they have used to help other instructors successfully teach online. Read More

ADAPTING THE HYFLEX MODEL TO FULLY ONLINE COURSES

Cynthia L. Z. DeRoma, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Many programs have had to adapt to fully online classes, and even instructors that meet in person need to be ready to accommodate students who cannot attend in person or to quickly switch to a fully online mode if circumstances require it. Familiarity with different flexible learning models can help our programs be nimbler when facing change. Read More

SUMMARY OF THE ITA WORKING GROUP: SUMMER 2020

by Sarah Kegley, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

This article chronicles the formation of a virtual ITA community that came together during the Covid-crisis. As we all struggled to make sense of moving our content to remote delivery, the community rallied to offer each other professional support through creative brainstorming and experimentation. Key takeaways from the ITA Working Group are summarized and links to collaboratively developed resources are provided. Read More

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