During campus closures, faculty can leverage online technologies for remote teaching particularly Canvas and Zoom. Under the circumstances, providing a consistent approach for students across the university will be greatly beneficial. We outline your key choices and step-by-step support for each choice in Remote Teaching Strategies. Check back regularly for Timely Tips

  • Scroll down to join live training sessions and recorded webinars
  • If you have questions or require assistance with instructional technology please  for technical support and routing to specialists as needed.

Now Available: A new and quick update on Zoom security for remote teaching. For a more complete view on how to prevent misconduct and disruptions during your Zoom sessions, check out this article for instructions.

University Information and Technology is offering the services of trained assistants to help faculty manage synchronous Zoom sessions for the first weeks of the term. .


Utilize Zoom to create high-quality online meetings, classes and events that leverage video, chat, breakout rooms, screen-sharing and whiteboards. New to Zoom? Check out the for students. Help protect Zoom meetings with this guide.

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Canvas is a learning management system (LMS), which is a web-based platform for course material, assignments, grades and communication. Student Resources for Canvas.

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Internet Options

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Faculty Support for Remote Teaching

Open Online Training Sessions are available to all faculty. The schedule of topics are listed below.

Canvas and Zoom Training Schedule

Daily, April 6 thtough April 10 - 

Days Time Topic
Tuesday/Thursday 10 - 11 AM Pedagogical Support with CTL
Tuesday/Thursday 2 - 3 PM Pedagogical Support with CTL
Wednesday 3-4 PM Efficient Grading in Canvas
Friday 10-11 AM Efficient Grading in Canvas
Friday 3:00-3:30 PM Student Engagement & Zoom

Special Topic Training Sessions

Use Join Training link above to join these sessions.

  • 1 - 2 PM Wednesday, April 1st: "Building a Flexible, Supportive, Remote Community of Learners" (Faculty Panel)

Recorded Sessions

Faculty Media Center (FMC) Media Production Support Schedule

Daily, March 30th  through April 3rd

  • Mornings from 10 - 11 a.m. - 
  • Afternoons from 2 - 3 p.m. - 

FMC offers personalized instructional media consulting services by appointment from 9a - 5p, Monday - Friday. Learn about FMC and Book a Consultation.

Timely Teaching Tips: Weeks 2 & 3

Find remote teaching support: 

Avoid headaches with Zoom: 

  • Find out how to  and   
  • Review the  to increase security and avoid headaches like automatically starting a new recording each time . 
  • Leverage Canvas tools to  

Communicate regularly with students: 

  • Posting a weekly  that includes an overview of the week, deadline reminders, links to key assignments, timely updates, etc., will help head off lots of questions.   
  • Rather than answering individual questions by email, consider setting up a , search for ‘Oregon State General Q & A Discussion’ and import the Discussion into your course.  

Identify struggling students and reach out to them with appropriate resources:   

  • A student is likely struggling if they haven’t logged into the Canvas site or have spent very little time engaging with course content.  can help you track students’ participation.  
  • Is the student experiencing difficulty in working with technology? When you interact with the student via email or during real-time Zoom sessions, does the student appear to be in distress? OSU’s campus resources are still supporting students remotely, from academic support to mental health services. Consider sharing this list of remotely available student support resources or a direct link to the most appropriate resource.  

Focus in on what opportunities for interaction you are offering students: 

  • A helpful framework for ensuring high-quality learning experiences in remote courses is to include three types of interaction: student-to-content, student-to-student, and student-to-instructor interaction.  For tips on designing and supporting meaningful interaction in your class read, “Oregon State University Online Education Tips for Student-Centered Remote Teaching.” 
  • Consider varying content delivery to make time for student-to-student and student-to-instructor interaction: