Faculty Training Opportunities for Teaching Remotely

Training Offered by CWRU

[U]Tech and other faculty support partners will be providing a number of training sessions in the coming weeks to help faculty prepare to teach remotely. We will be updating this page often with additional training opportunities and specific training details. 

Training sessions will include the following:

  • Getting Started with Remote Technologies: Learn which technologies are available and when to use them, as well as information for communicating with students effectively using online tools.

  • Tips and Strategies for Teaching Remotely: Learn about practical teaching strategies for teaching remotely, ask questions about different teaching scenarios, and learn from the experiences of other CWRU faculty.

  • Getting Started with Canvas: Learn how to access Canvas, create a course, and understand the course life cycle in Canvas. Get more information about using assignments, modules, and files in an organized way, and how you can use Canvas to communicate with students.

  • Making Videos with Echo360 Universal Capture: Learn how to login and download Universal Capture, record instructional content, and share what you have recorded.

  • Getting Started with Zoom: Learn how to successfully create, start, and record a Zoom session, including information on how to share your screen and provide participants the meeting information.

  • Practice Zoom Classes for Students: Make sure your students are ready to attend your remote classes without any technological hiccups. Encourage them to join any of these short "practice classes" to test their equipment and learn the basics of using the Zoom platform.
  • Remote Teaching Preparedness Drop-in Hours: Stop by to talk to a Teaching + Learning Technologies team member! No appointment needed; just stop by and get hands-on help with online tools. 

  • Remote Teaching Consultations: If you need assistance with any technology concerns for teaching remotely, the Teaching + Learning Technologies team is available to help! Please submit your consultation request to the [U]Tech Service Desk at (216) 368-HELP, help@case.edu, or help.case.edu

Zoom Assistants

Assistants are available to join your classes as a co-host. You can arrange for an assistant in advance by calling (216) 368-HELP, e-mailing help@case.edu or submitting a ticket through the Help web page (help.case.edu). Another option is to contact the Service Desk during your class - you will need provide your meeting ID.

Training Offered by Vendors

In addition to trainings offered by CWRU, various vendors are offering webinars to discuss their products.

  • Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor
    • The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including new enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use
  • Zoom
    • Interactive live training webinars offered daily. Get up to speed in less than an hour!

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