IT Teaching Resources

Structuring and streamlining content

Remote classes offer opportunities to think critically about the purpose of a course. Instructors must consider not only what learners engage with, but also where and how learners might access these ideas and experiences within the digital course. Explore some approaches for mapping course content in an intentional and learner-centered way in the articles and stories below.

Instructor and student voices

Alvin Pearman on the importance of centering the needs of students

Alvin Pearman talks about amplifying student voice and setting up a culture of active engagement

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Christopher Cormier and Catalina Martinez share their technology tools for success

Christopher Cormier and Catalina Martinez talk about dynamic teaching methods and the technology they use to facilitate their course

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Lunch-n-Learn: Instructor Panel #1

GSE instructors discuss which tools and strategies have been most beneficial, and how the remote online environment has impacted student relationships and the ability to effectively learn

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Nadia Gathers and Erika Woolsey illustrate how teaching philosophy and practice converge

Nadia Gathers and Erika Woolsey reframe how online constraints are an opportunity for innovation in learning and community-building

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Resources

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Building video-based learning experiences with Panopto

Now integrated into Canvas, the Panopto video platform can enhance presence and streamline access to media

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Canvas course organization: Recommendations and templates

A guide on how to use and import premade modules and templates to quickly set up a Canvas course

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Canvas FAQ

A collection of answers to the most commonly asked questions about Canvas courses and general Canvas tools and features

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How to organize learner-centered course material

Options and tips for organizing class materials and resources, using a learner-centered Canvas compatible approach

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Zoom FAQ

A collection of answers to the most commonly asked questions about Zoom meetings and the general tools and website features

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How to download and sign into Zoom

A guide on installing Zoom to your computer and attending a meeting as an authenticated user

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Hosting a Zoom meeting or class: Best practices

GSE-IT shares Zoom best practices and how to schedule and host a meeting

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Collection of teaching resources for instructors and TAs

This collection of internal and external resources can help instructors and teaching teams adapt in-person courses to an online format

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Supporting mental health and well-being

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Structuring and streamlining content

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Promoting student engagement

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Bridging synchronous and asynchronous learning

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Building community and trust

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Gathering assessment and feedback

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