Fireside Chat: Online Learning from a Student’s Perspective – February 24, 2021

Event Date & Time

  • February 24, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Description

It’s imperative to consider the student perspective when teaching online. Join this panel discussion to hear what it’s been like for students learning online over the last few months. The Alma Mater Society (AMS) Student Leadership team will share their candid experiences and offer their input on what they are doing to stay healthy, and share aspects of their experiences of learning online that have been both challenging and surprising for them.


  • Cole Evans, AMS President
  • Georgia Yee, AMS VP Academic and University Affairs
  • Kalith Nanayakkara, AMS VP External Affairs
  • Sylvester Mensah, AMS VP Administration



  • Jens Vent Schmidt, Educational Consultant, CTLT
  • Will Engle, Strategist, Open Educational Initiatives, CTLT


Please note this workshop is part of the Online Teaching Program. This flexible program is designed to help you explore, learn and get support with teaching online. The program consists of a course with self-paced modules in Canvas, online workshops with experiential learning opportunities, and one-on-one consultation support with an educational consultant. This particular workshop is designed to complement  module 7, “Creating a Supportive Learning Environment“. Each module takes 30 minutes to an hour to complete. To further explore this topic, we recommend you proceed through the module at your own time.

This event will be hosted on Zoom.