Slack for (A)synchronous Course Communication
StaTLC: Statistics Teaching and Learning Center
You might have heard of Slack before. But what is it? Is it email? Is it a chat room? Slack describes their flagship product as a “collaboration hub that can replace email to help you and your team work together seamlessly.” In this blogpost, we’ll describe how we’ve been using Slack for asynchronous course communication, as opposed to the synchronous course communications afforded by Zoom and other remote conferencing platforms.
Kim, Albert Y.; Crouser, R. Jordan; and Baumer, Benjamin, "Slack for (A)synchronous Course Communication" (2020). Statistical and Data Sciences: Faculty Publications, Smith College, Northampton, MA.