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We use Discord to communicate with staff and students and we love it! I
have actually set up a Discord server for Learning Center Professionals,
and one of the text channels is specifically to discuss how people are
using Discord. If you would like to join, here is an invite:
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__discord.gg_2NgkHtC&d=DwIFaQ&c=sJ6xIWYx-zLMB3EPkvcnVg&r=tkAACBgX69zH9b8QGasKbhgWu8w0Arh-QhL0xf_Y95k&m=xNyBxnCY22R6i_-FSvhuF8eL113YnROAweTdABauH4Q&s=yDw5uJmF7pw1fqAnXGjy15cKLEBIGP-PS_b-yLhSvCU&e= 

There are a number of channels set up for different topics and I am
constantly adding more. We have over 160 people on the LCP Discord server
now, so it is a great place to ask questions and have conversations!



-- 
*Keigh-Cee Bell*

Coordinator
The Carole A. Tate Teaching and Learning Center
(269)782-1463
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On Fri, Jun 19, 2020 at 10:03 AM Elliott,Lori A <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> Good Morning,
>
> When we first left campus in March for Spring Break knowing that we would
> be resuming services remotely, some of my tutor staff created Discord
> servers to maintain contact with each other.  As the week went on, we
> decided that we would use it for tutoring as well.
>
> Discord is free and is a robust platform that has allowed us to maintain a
> remote environment as close to our in-person tutoring as possible. On
> campus we have two locations- a Reading/Writing Lab and a Math-Science
> Lab.  We created a server for each.  We also made a server that functions
> as the coordinators' meeting space. Tutors have many options for providing
> assistance.  We use voice channels, text only, and screen share. Some
> tutors share a zoom link if the student prefers that.
>
> Students can access the server on a "walk-in" basis (just like on campus)
> simply by logging in and asking for help.
>
> One other great advantage of using Discord was our ability to message all
> the students at once using the @students tag.
>
> We plan to continue using Discord as a remote tutoring option even after
> we return to our campus services.
>
>
> *Metropolitan Community College courses and student support services are
> being offered remotely. Although the five MCC campuses and Administrative
> Center are closed to the public for the time being, the College is open and
> operating. For more information about MCC, visit mcckc.edu
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> *
>
>
>
> *Lori Elliott*
> Learning Center Supervisor
>
> MCC-Maple Woods
>
> Office: 816-604-3195
>
> 2601 NE Barry Road, Kansas City, MO 64156-1299
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> *From:* Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals <
> [log in to unmask]> on behalf of Melissa Villalobos <
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> *Sent:* Friday, June 19, 2020 8:07 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
> *Subject:* Using Discord for communicating with Tutoring Staff
>
> Hello, all!
>
> I hope you are all having a happy Friday!
>
> Do you use discord to maintain communication with your tutoring staff? How
> did you set it up? How does your student staff use it?
>
> We are looking to put our tutoring services fully online next semester and
> wanted to explore ways of keeping lines of communication easy, open, and
> active. We've attempted to use other forms of communication
> before--GROUPME--and our tutors underutilized it.
>
> Any feedback on this is much appreciated :)
>
> Thank you,
>
> *Melissa*
>
> Melissa Villalobos, M.A.
>
> Assistant Director of Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction
>
> Tutoring and Testing Center
>
> Nova Southeastern University
>
> 3301 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796
>
> Phone:  (954) 262-8354, or (800)541-6682 ext. 28354
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-- 
*Keigh-Cee Bell*

Coordinator
The Carole A. Tate Teaching and Learning Center
(269)782-1463
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