The Spring Lab Planning Workshop will bring individuals and teams from departments together with expertise, support, and community to engage in  redesigning Virginia Tech lab courses for Spring 2021 to maximize safety, student engagement and learning, and equity. The virtual workshop will be held October 16 from 9 a.m. to noon.

The half-day workshop builds on the two-and-a-half day June 2020 workshop and is intended for both new and former participants. The workshop will consist of information sharing,  presentations and discussions, and consultation support from Technology Enhanced Learning and Online Strategies (TLOS) and Environmental Health and Safety. Modalities of instruction supported will include in-person, field labs, virtual labs, home lab kits, and simulations.

This workshop will help participant prepare a  working plan for each lab program including a list of resources needed for its execution. These plans will receive review and approval from the Provost’s Office and Environmental Health and Safety.

Contact the instructor, Jill Sible (, with any questions.