Please explore our collection of faculty-recommended tools, training videos, and upcoming webinars on remote teaching. This page will be continuously updated with new information, so check out the CTL blog, our Facebook page, and follow our Twitter account for information on new resources as they get added to this page. And if you have recommended resources that you’d like to share, email the information to us at email@example.com.
For information on student support resources during this time, please visit the COVID-19 Academic Service Updates webpage.
What are some upcoming webinars on remote teaching?
- Transform Your Teaching with Perusall(Eric Mazur)
Dec 10th, 2pm;
If you, as an active user of Perusall, are looking for ways to spread the use of Perusall and would like it adopted more widely on your campus, please invite your colleagues to join Eric Mazur, co-founder of Perusall, as he demonstrates how to move information transfer and sense-making online and make it interactive, promoting social interactions between students. In addition, he will discuss how Perusall promotes intrinsic and extrinsic motivation to improve student performance. Eric Mazur delivered a presentation on Synthesizing Information at Wright State in 2013, an audio recording of which is available at this link.
Additional Perusall Resources:
Getting Started with Perusall video tutorials
Perusall technical support page
- Instructor Training: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor
Multiple upcoming sessions
This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including new enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.
What are some faculty-led workshop recordings?
- Contract cheating - What is it, and what can we do about it?
Teaching Matters Seminar, Simon Fraser University (June 22, 2020)
- What I’ve Learned about Teaching Online
Michael Schmidt, Dan Noel, Megan Faragher, Ann Stalter, Todd Pavlack
This session was designed for those curious about teaching or planning to teach their first online course. A panel of faculty, with a range of experience teaching online, address seven key topics in online learning, including engaging students, providing feedback, aligning with learning objectives, outlining expectations, creating instructor presence, applying real-world experiences, and orienting your students to an online environment. (March 25, 2020)
Presentation slides (PDF download)
- How to Survive Your (Hurried) Switch to Online Delivery Using UDL
Tom Thibodeau (assistant provost at New England Institute of Technology)
Hosted by the Online Learning Consortium. (March 26, 2020)
- Teaching with Blackboard Collaborate
Brandon Morris, Ph.D., associate professor of finance and financial services
Dr. Morris presents a quick, nine-minute technical tutorial of how he uses Blackboard Collaborate Ultra as an online classroom.
- Moving Classes Online
Bill Wischusen (LSU associate professor)
Yale University's Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning presented this excellent webinar introducing faculty to online teaching. (March 20, 2020)
What are some CTL-led workshop recordings?
- Wright State Remote Teaching Virtual Summit (Fall 2020)
17 recorded sessions led by CTL’s instructional designers focused on how to deliver material remotely/online with an emphasis on solid pedagogy, useful technologies, and overall best practices.
- Pilot Basics
Chris Roberts, instructional designer
An hour-long workshop on the essential features of Pilot, Wright State's learning management system.
- Pilot Quiz and Respondus LockDown Browser/Monitor Workshop
Chris Roberts, instructional designer
An hour-long workshop on creating online quizzes in Pilot and administering a secure, online testing environment for students.
- Collaborate Ultra Online
Greg Asman, instructional designer
Comprehensive 90-minute workshop on using Collaborate Ultra to teach and manage students in an online virtual classroom.
What additional resources are available?
- List of FREE online educational resources
This ever-growing list of free, online education tools includes many resources that normally require a subscription or purchase cost, but are being made available for varying durations due to the need to transition many face-to-face learning environments to remote learning.
- Video-based Tools for Remote Teaching at Wright State (PDF)
A one-page document that quickly lets you know what video tools can help you in remote teaching, for both synchronous and asynchronous delivery.
- Daily Planner for Remote Teaching (PDF)
The Lilly Conference has shared this helpful one-page daily planner for those thrown into this new world of remote teaching. Don't forget the importance of scheduling in some time for self-care during your daily routine!
- English Grammar and Spell checker
English is not the native language for many students at Wright State, so you may consider providing a grammar and spell checking tool to accommodate their needs.