Teaching and Learning Resources

Metacourse for online (and all other) instruction

This 90-minute course was created by Academy members Jeff Helmer and Bob Duke to address principles of online teaching that are broadly applicable across the university curriculum.

Enroll in the 90-minute, complete metacourse that will guide you through the process of developing effective learning experiences for your students. The brief course serves as a model for online instruction that you will experience from the perspective of a student as you build your own course module. Click here to enroll in the metacourse.

Technical Resources for Online Teaching

We provide here a collection of links to excellent resources for building online content for your courses. We have compiled a number of useful materials to help you make the transition to online teaching in the fall.

Canvas Training Center Modules

This is a tremendously helpful list of clear, succinct descriptions of various features that are now embedded in Canvas, including video services like Zoom and Panopto, assessment services like Proctorio, and other materials that are easily identifiable in this handy list.

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Zoom Best Practices

This is a great site from the McCombs School professor Liz Moliski that outlines procedure for using Zoom effectively. All of the Zoom information on this site, which you can access from the left menu, is very well presented.

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Academy member Keri Stephens created several videos to help faculty with teaching on Zoom. These include Tips for Looking your Best When Teaching with Video and Recording with No Audience.