Teaching Continuity

Prepare for course disruption and take your course online

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Choose from a variety of online workshops targeted to specific teaching and learning continuity topics. 

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Academic integrity

Approaching academic integrity in the online environment.

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Graduate Teaching Assistants

Information for teaching assistant tasks in a remote learning environment.

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Learning Continuity

Tips, tools and resources to support students during the unexpected transition to remote learning.

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When considering how best to teach remotely, remember that the immediate goal is to keep teaching and to continue to support student learning.  Learn about our guiding principles for teaching continuity

Learning Technology Coaches

Improving online learning experiences

Learning Technology Coaches support the implementation of learning technology tools as the campus community transitions to online and remote teaching for the spring and summer terms.

They are available to support academic staff design and implement their online courses, adapt to new learning technologies and assist with session scheduling and facilitation.

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New resources

Designing Online Assessments

Learning Module: Designing Online Assessments

Assessments are primarily developed to demonstrate achievement of course learning outcomes and serve as a motivational factor in driving student decision-making. This online module provides useful information about how to implement different types of assessments that are aligned to course learning outcomes.

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Learning Module: Developing Online Courses

Designing and teaching an online course has similarities to its classroom counterpart, yet there are some unique considerations and decisions to make towards creating a meaningful online learning experience. This online module provides guidance to putting a course online using course design and teaching online best practices.

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Five principles for meaningful online assessment

Effective assessment helps students focus their learning on the most important aims of a course. This page outlines five principles for meaningful online assessment, including strategies and resources.

Videos

Zoom

Introduction to Zoom

Gain an overview of Zoom, an online platform that enables instructors to have real-time sessions with students, colleagues and guest speakers.

YuJa

Using YuJa in Teaching and Learning

This video will introduce you to the basics of YuJa, a video content management platform available to the UCalgary community for teaching and learning.

D2L

D2L Essentials

Learn how to effectively use D2L (Brightspace), our university’s learning management system.

Articles

Discussion boards

Making online discussion boards work

Six tips for planning and facilitating effective online discussions.

Student-presentations

Managing student presentations when teaching remotely

Using no-contact boardroom style setup to facilitate online presentations

Promoting academic integrity in online courses

Promoting academic integrity in online courses

Five strategies to support academic integrity in online assessments.

Campus support


Technical support

For technical support, please contact IT support centre, 403-220-5555.

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Teaching and learning support

For teaching and learning help, please contact the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning.

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Guidance for researchers

Important information and resources for faculty, postdocs, students and staff engaged in research.

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COVID-19 Community Support

Our resources are here to support our communities during this unprecedented time.

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