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Preparation Checklist: Teaching Remotely

This checklist is meant to provide a general guideline for you to move course materials quickly online and teach remotely when your students study from their campus residence or from home after spring break. Additionally, it provides you with some tools that you may use to prepare your course and virtually connect with your students.

To get started you will need a computer and an Internet connection. For detailed information see the Teaching Remotely at EIU webpage.

 

FOLLOW THESE STEPS

TOOLS TO USE

1.

Find your D2L Brightspace course site

D2L Brightspace

2.

Email students to announce the in-person course will be taught remotely, and will be starting on March 30, 2020.

Panthermail
D2L Email

3.

 

Activate your D2L Brightspace courses
(Activate when you are ready to teach. Students will not be able to access the course until it is activated.)

D2L Brightspace

4.

 

Update and upload your syllabus

D2L Brightspace

5.

 

Prepare lecture recordings

Collaborate Ultra, Kaltura, PowerPoint, Stream

 

6.

 

Upload and post course content (readings, lecture recordings, slides, etc.)

D2L Brightspace

7.

 

Set up online assignments

Assignment dropboxes in D2L Brightspace

8.

 

Offer opportunities for student interactions

Discussions in D2L Brightspace, Microsoft Teams

9.

 

Hold office hours and/or class virtually

Collaborate Ultra in D2L Brightspace, Microsoft Teams

10.

 

Conduct exams online

D2L Brightspace and Respondus

11.

 

Grade student work and provide feedback

Gradebook in D2L Brightspace

 

Related Pages

Contact Information

Dr. Newton Key, Director, FDIC

1116 Booth
217-581-7056
Schedule a meeting
nekey@eiu.edu

Julie Lockett, Director of Learning Innovation

1105 Booth
217-581-8449
Schedule a meeting
jalockett@eiu.edu

Faculty Development and Innovation Center

1105 Booth
217-581-7051
Schedule a meeting
fdic@eiu.edu

Dr. Lu Ding, Instructional Designer

1009 Booth
217-581-3716
Schedule a meeting
lding@eiu.edu


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