Strategies and Resources for Teaching
A number of classes in the Fall 2020 semester will be either completely or partially remote. See the sections below for strategies and resources to help prepare your courses and to help teach effectively with remote technology.
Strategies for Preparing your Class for the Fall Term
This training document provides tips and strategies for your Fall classes. It covers the topics that were identified as requiring the most support. Each topic also has a list of resources you might find helpful, as well as examples for some of the ideas presented.
- General Resources
- Design Principles for Online/Hybrid/HyFlex Courses
- Optimizing Courses for Online
- Managing Discussions
- Effective Group Work
- Building Interactivity
- Example Activities
Tools and Tips for Pre-recording Your Lectures:
All faculty needing to share or record lectures online should use Zoom. Zoom allows for flexibility in location of recording, types of recording, closed captioning options and interactive meetings and classes. Listed below are some references and resources for optimizing your Zoom experiences.
- UNC Gillings Zoom Launch Page
- Gillings Zoom Recording Instructions
- Gillings Zoom transfer to Warpwire setup instructions
- Gillings Zoom Recording Best Practices
- Using Ipads and Zoom for Annotation
- UNC Keep Teaching Video Tips
- UNC Keep Teaching useful Trainings
- UNC Online Video on In-Home Recording
Video Conferencing and Recording Equipment Recommendations
https://go.unc.edu/gillings-consult-booking: Need help one-on-one? Book a time with our Sakai or Instructional Design experts, Aiya Williams, Andrea Jost Ashdown, and Andrew Ochs
Student Communication Templates (Word Doc Format): Use these instruction sections in your syllabus to aid in student communication and set expectations.
Teaching from Home Checklist (PDF): Use this list of questions to help you plan for remote teaching.
Using Zoom for your class meetings or office hours? See how to get Zoom cloud recordings into your Sakai site automatically for easy sharing with students.
If you used our Classroom Lecture Capture system in the past, we have an option to allow you to re-use those recordings. See our Lecture Capture page for more information.