Contingency Planning: Teaching Online
CTL has created resources providing guidance and support for instructors facilitating their courses online, including employing instructional technologies like CourseWorks (Canvas), Zoom and Panopto to continue instruction and communicate with students.
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With the rapid shift to online learning, instructors can draw on principles of inclusive teaching to help students feel a sense of belonging, ensure they can access course materials, and support them in achieving learning goals.
Implementing online exams creates a new set of considerations for the instructor. CourseWorks (Canvas) offers a variety of tools, options, and settings that can help implement exams efficiently and fairly and make the exam experience positive for both instructors and students.
This resource provides simple strategies that combine active learning principles with online tools so students can encounter and engage with information and ideas, and reflect on their learning
Holding online office hours through Zoom and CourseWorks Conferences (BigBlueButton) can help extend the online learning environment, contribute to instructor presence, and make you more accessible to your students.
This page takes instructors through the process of setting up, recording, editing and publishing video recordings, and provides other technical considerations for creating active and engaging classroom experiences using video.
Instructors can use Panopto to securely host a variety of media to share with students, including uploading and recording video. This CourseWorks-integrated tool supports in-video quizzes, video editing, screen captures, and more.