Online Courses & Recorded Webinars
Take online courses or view recorded webinars focused on remote readiness, and digital teaching and learning tools
Short guides addressing common questions and challenges related to remote instruction
Online Courses & Recorded Webinars
Check out the following online courses and recorded webinars focused on remote readiness, and digital teaching and learning tools supported by campus
Teaching in a Pandemic – Online Course via Canvas
A short, self-paced online course meant to improve remote instruction. In less than an hour, explore simple, easy-to-implement approaches that will enhance instructor-student relationships and strengthen student-student interactions. Leave with new ideas and guidance to apply them to your courses.
- Increase instructor-to-student engagement in your course(s)
- Increase student-to-student engagement in your course(s)
- Discover additional resources to help implement techniques
Course Success Self-Review
The Course Success Self-Review is an anonymous and quick survey for instructors. It is intended to help instructors strengthen the design and delivery of remote and hybrid courses, leading to better learning and student satisfaction. The Self-Review identifies six success factors with supporting recommendations for each factor. Based on your answers, you will receive targeted feedback and resources that can help you put these recommendations into practice.
Self-Review Time Commitment: 20 to 60 minutes depending on the number of focus areas selected
After completing the self-review, you can browse additional resources on the Course Success website.
Learn@UW Trainings – Recorded Webinars
This series of recorded webinars focuses on centrally supported digital teaching and learning tools within the Learn@UW suite.
- Getting Started with Canvas
- Integrating Box & Google Drive in Canvas
- Communicating with Students in an Online Course
- Holding Optimal Online Discussions
- Creating Videos for Remote Instruction
- Integrating Video into Your Canvas Course with Kaltura
- Student Assessment with Learn@UW Tools
- Effective Use of the Canvas Gradebook
- Assessing Student Learning in Canvas
- Canvas Tips & Tricks
- Honorlock Training – Presented to UW-Madison Audience by the Vendor
Remote Readiness – Recorded Webinars
- Access & Accessibility Strategies
- Assessment Strategies (New)
- Course Goals & Storyboarding
- Student Engagement Strategies (New)
- Asynchronous and Synchronous Strategies (New)
2020 Virtual Distance Teaching and Learning Conference – Recorded Sessions
Access session recordings (password: D3T6L2020) from this year’s virtual conference including keynote sessions from Newton Miller and Flower Darby, the main-stage panel from HyFlex practitioners, and featured-speaker sessions.
Quick Guides for Remote Instruction
Based on a variety of common questions and challenges posed by faculty, instructors and students, the following quick guides have been developed to better support remote teaching and learning during a disruption. The brief guides focus on a specific theme or topic, and provide suggested strategies, tools and resources to support instructors and their students.
As most know, teaching and learning doesn’t occur within a vacuum. One best practice for inclusive teaching is acknowledging the impact of external factors. This can prove especially true when it comes to elections and …
When you engage with students remotely, audio and video are the main pathways for creating a sense of connectedness. This can include recorded lectures, podcasts, narrated presentations or demonstrations. Whatever tactic you choose, it’s critical …
Grades and other feedback provide valuable information to students regarding their learning progress. How can you leverage Canvas tools to provide grades and other feedback effectively and efficiently at the end of the semester? Opportunities …
During remote instruction, students may find themselves without access to consistent, high-speed internet connection, making it difficult or impossible to watch video content, participate in real-time lectures or meetings, or engage effectively and equally in …
Students who are learning remotely during a disruption may become more easily isolated and disconnected from their instructors and their peers. They may need more support, feedback and communication from you as well as each …
In a remote teaching environment, gathering information about your students’ experiences throughout the semester is especially important given the absence of face-to-face contact. So, how can you understand your students’ remote experiences? What are some …
During this shift to remote instruction, students may feel overwhelmed by learning in this new environment. How can you consider the amount of work you are asking students to do and gather feedback on the …