Resources to ensure teaching continuity should the need arise. These resources are meant to be a just-in-time remote or online teaching guide should instructors need to switch teaching modes quickly.

Teaching remotely

When shifting to a new mode of instruction, it’s critical to communicate with your students.

The students in your course will have varying levels of comfort with using new technology so it's important to help guide them through the process of using a tool they may be unfamiliar with. Read tips for communication and find boilerplate language to use.

Exams and assignments

From using alternative assessments to delivering exams in Canvas, we have tips and best practices for instructors giving exams and assignments.

Using Zoom

Zoom is an integral part of your remote teaching experience. Here you can find a getting started guide, best practice guide and more tips for using Zoom.

Adapting courses

Let’s make your transition to remote teaching as smooth as possible. Here you can find tips on adapting courses:

Accessibility resources

The University of Missouri “strives to assure that no qualified person with a disability shall, solely by reason of the disability, be denied access to, participation in, or the benefits of any program or activity operated by UM.” We can offer some guidance for making your course accessible for all learners.

Getting support

Need assistance? The Academic Technology and Instructional Design teams are ready to offer support. For technical support, each campus has individual support contacts.

 Pro-tip: Instructors at all four campuses and the Office of eLearning are offering numerous webinars and training sessions.

Find how you can get support or attend a training session.

Online Teaching Certification

Faculty/instructors are invited to register for a seminar that is designed to help deliver quality learning experiences for their students. Multiple dates are available!

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Online Course Workshop

This is a 4-week, 100% online workshop for UM System faculty/instructors teaching online in Fall 2020. In this workshop, you will create an online course.

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