The resources provided in this website will help instructors prepare to teach remotely and stay connected with their students and the greater CWRU community throughout the teaching/learning remotely period. Use this page to:
- Develop a plan to teach remotely
- Learn about available technologies
- Get help with technologies and remote teaching
- Stay connected with the CWRU community
Please note that these resources are constantly being collected and curated; this page and its contents are subject to change at any moment. Keep an eye on this page for updates!
Develop a plan to teach remotely
First, think about your course and determine what your students need to learn and what types of resources and activities you can provide to help them learn in a remote teaching/learning environment. Remember to focus first on establishing communication with your students.
How do I? Guide for Teaching Remotely
Answers to common questions together with suggestions of technologies to use to accomplish your goals and help students learn.
Plan with inclusion and accessibility in mind
As you’re preparing to teach in this new modality, we recommend that you keep digital accessibility in mind to benefit all learners.
UCITE’s Rapid OnLine Learning (ROLL)
UCITE has collected a number of resources to help faculty think through various teaching and assessment topics.
Learn about technologies for teaching remotely
These guides will provide you with an overview of technologies available to you to use in your classes and ways in which you may use them to transition face to face activities to remote learning.
Going Online Quickly: A Guide for Faculty
An overview of technologies available and ways to use them to stay connected with your students.
CWRU Teaching Continuity Tools
A description of the teaching and learning tools available to you.
Use Canvas for Online Learning
Information about how common teaching strategies can be accomplished remotely using Canvas.
Create instructional videos
Technologies and instructions for creating instructional videos and presentations.
Use Echo360 for Online Learning
Information on how to use Echo360 for lecture recording from your desktop.
Use Zoom for Online Learning
Information about how common teaching strategies can be accomplished remotely using Zoom.
Use Secure Online Testing Tools
Solutions for remote monitoring of quizzes and tests. Two tools are available for use in your Canvas course.
[U]Tech offers a number of different types of training possibilities for you, including recorded and live webinars, written guides, and consultations.
Faculty Training Opportunities for Teaching Remotely
Includes live and recorded webinars for several technologies and remote teaching topics.
Information about getting started with Canvas, communicating and assessing students via Canvas's tools, and providing access to your course materials.
Secure Online Testing
Potential solutions for encouraging academic integrity when giving exams online.
Information on how to use Zoom for holding live class sessions, office hours, and synchronous events.
Information on using Echo360 in your Canvas courses, as well as resources for Echo360 Universal Capture.
Video + Screencasting
Best practices for creating video content, for both instructors and students.
Contact the [U]Tech Help Desk if you have questions that aren’t answered in the guides, to request a one-on-one consultation, or to get advice for teaching remotely.
Information on how to get connected with technology and others teaching remotely at CWRU.
Working remotely (from home or another secure location) often brings about a number of technology-related questions—such as how to forward your phone calls or connect to a server.
Establishing and maximizing your web connection.
Internet connection resources & tips to optimize bandwidth.
Tips for Teaching Remotely Canvas Site
Ask questions and share ideas for remote instruction with other faculty.
CWRU social media
Connect through official university social media accounts.
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