Innovative approaches to teaching and studying
The Wyoming Community Colleges are responding to COVID-19 with innovative
approaches that allow students to continue their learning adventures.
See below for some of these great stories
CC instructors answer call for help
Casper College faculty are manufacturing personal protection equipment or PPEs. The group is currently working on assembling over 100 accordion masks and 110 shaped filtration masks.
CC creates needed visors and shields
Casper College was able to create and deliver 60 visors and 100 shields to the Wyoming Medical Center with the help of their faculty members and other individuals from the community.
Packing and outfitting class online
CC Agriculture instructor, Todd Jones came up with a way for his students to compete against each other virtually in his packing and outfitting class.
Western Wyoming Community College
Computer deliveries to students
Western’s IT Department is building computers and distributing them to the students who don’t have access to suitable technology during this transition.
Western's Engineering department is using their 3D equipment for mask production.
Central Wyoming College
This is Wirthe Pingetzer's remote classroom and classmate.
CWC celebrated graduates with a parade. Each graduate who attended decorated their vehicle and drove in the parade where faculty, staff, family, and friends waved on to congratulate them.
Remote Rustler Life
Makayla Waldock, who is a CWC student, has been driving two miles every day to get service and do school work!
Laramie County Community College
Teaching Spanish from home
The Spanish Department is very proficient online. Juan Antonio has been updating A&H faculty with online resources and best practices tips. His teaching studio is pictured.
Getting very creative
Don't have an Elmo? 2 soup (or vegetable) cans and your Smartphone can work!
New ways to use technology
Don’t have Go Pro camera? A webcam, bungee cord, and an adjustable music stand work just fine!
Helping the community
NWC alumnus and adjunct instructor Logan Moore has recently been making ‘Montana masks’ on a 3D printer for community use.
Saving lives in epicenter
Nurse who trained at Northwest College and who has worked in Cody is in the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic.
NWC sent celebration boxes to graduates. They have to snap a photo of themselves for a chance to be a part of the video for the commencement ceremony.
Eastern Wyoming College
Dr. Travers making masks
EWC President Dr. Lesley Travers and Judy Brown, coordinator of the college GEAR UP program, spent part of the two-month shutdown making reusable cloth masks.
Northern Wyoming Community College District
Online Lecture Series
Dr. Walter Tribley, President, Northern Wyoming Community College District (& Molecular Biologist) discusses Emerging Infectious Diseases.
Adult Education students are working on their employment skills, babysitting and doing homework together.
They did a great job adapting to online learning and they are passing their courses with flying colors.
Using Online Platforms
The AE program at Western Wyoming Community College is creating YouTube Instruction Videos for their students.
Using Online Platforms
Uinta BOCES are also creating Instructional YouTube videos for their students.