Keep Teaching-Resources

COVID 19 Emerging Resources

We also point you towards other emerging resource guides, such as this google doc for Teaching in the Context of COVID-19.  Along with this resource on an updated list of Colleges and Universities Closed/Migrating online for COVID-19.*lC_O9CYqi04BUhKklWQp-w

To Keep Your Mind and Body Healthy

Free options that were not free before the coronavirus: Added 03/22/2020

Accreditation Guidance

C-RAC Members offer Guidance to Institutions in Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic This is a statement from the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions (C-RAC) with links to accrediting agencies with information on adjusting policies and continuing academic operations.


Resource for Students 

Online Convenings

For those who had to postpone their Assessment Day or regional assessment conference and may have to switch to online format in the future: 

General Resources

Institutional Resources and Examples (Alphabetical order)

  1. Coastal Carolina University: Online Teaching Resources
  2. Indiana University:
    1. Keep Teaching Tools & Resources 
    2. IU Online Faculty Starter Kit
  3. Miami Dade College: A checklist
  4. North Carolina A&T State University: Skills for success in online learning 
  5. Ohio State University: Keep Teaching Ohio – key actions and resources to help faculty make the shift as quickly and seamlessly as possible.
  6. Park University: Keep Teaching @ Park
  7. Southern New Hampshire University: Building a Community of Learning
  8. Spelman College: Announcements transition to remote learning
  9. Stanford University:
    1. Teach Anywhere
    2. How to Create an Online Classroom
    3. Teaching Effectively During Times of Disruption (a guide contextualized for Stanford but offers insights that can transfer to those in other contexts including using live or prerecorded lectures, pedagogical recommendations, managing class discussion, and more.)
  10. University of California San Diego: Zoom Guide 
  11. University of Cape Town: CITL Teaching Online Portal .
    1. The Remote Teaching Guide helps faculty optimize their courses to enable content delivery, engagement and assessment.
  12. University of Illinois: Strategies for Moving to Online Learning During an Emergency
  13. University of Windsor: Faculty Review of Edtech Platforms and Software
  14. University of Wisconsin Extended Campus . Keep Teaching (Useful resources for teaching online and working through Canvas)
  15. Vanderbilt University: Resources for Just-in-Time Online Teaching
  16. Wake Forest University: Keep Teaching

Pedagogy and Course Design Online

  1. Understanding Online Learning Added 03/22/2020

  2. Comprehensive site for Best Practices in Online Learning:  Added 03/22/2020

  3. Assess Your Own Online Course Design: Quality Matters Emergency Checklist: Added 03/22/2020

  4. Understanding the Shift to Online Learning in a Time of Crisis: Research Informed Decisions Added 03/22/2020

  5. A Brief Guide to Synchronous Remote Course Tools (Michael Ball from UC Berkeley has put together a guide for how to conduct live synchronous courses online; offering advice on pedagogy, technology/tools, and best practices).

  6. Advice To Those About To Teach Online Because Of The Corona-virus (Advice includes selecting the most appropriate technology for your context, getting organized, avoiding long lectures, and monitoring students’ workload.)
  7. When The Vle Becomes Your Campus: Some Thoughts On Engaging Learners Online (This blog offers an online engagement framework suggesting mindfulness towards engagement across different dimensions including emotional, collaborative, cognitive, and behavioral with tips for lecture recordings and class discussion)
  8. Migration to online college – online education is easier said than done
  9. Inside Higher Ed: Transforming online teaching from crisis to community
  10. Blog post offering reminders about what our students are experiencing and how to prioritize the movement of a course online: Please Do A Bad Job Of Putting Your Courses Online
  11. Create a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Online Course in 5 Steps or Less! – article by online teaching consultant Amanda Dills, gives realistic, sequential steps for taking a course remote that is grounded in essential learning outcomes
  12.  The Chronicle of Higher Education
    1. Going Online in a Hurry: What to Do and Where to Start 
    2. How to Be a Better Online Teacher: Advice Guide
    3. Moving Online Now: How to Keep Teaching During Coronavirus
  13. Faculty Focus: Moving a Face-to-Face Course Online without Losing Student Engagement
  14. SUNY’s Designing an Online Course and Becoming an Online Educator: A Step-by-Step Guide
  15. Sample Surveys to Assess Students’ Tech Needs for Online Courses
    1. Student Survey: Considerations for Online Teaching/Learning
    2. Technology and Support Needs
  16. Inclusivity, Equity, and Accessibility in Online Formats
    1. An Equitable Transition To Online Learning – Flexibility, Low Bandwidth, Cell Phones, And More
    2. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Overview
    3. Accessible Teaching In The Time Of Covid-19
  17. Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    1. HBCUs face an extra set of concerns as they try to keep underrepresented students safe on tighter budgets than predominantly White institutions.
    2.  Community Colleges prepare for Coronavirus, distance learning
  18. Global Society of Online Literacy Educators: Online?…Just In Time!
  19. Teaching Remotely in Times of Need
  20. MLA’s Bringing Your Course Online
  21. A Crash Course for Switching to Online
  22. Help! I have to suddenly teach online! What should I do?
  23. MOOCs:
    1. The Online Educator: People and Pedagogy (Through this free course, participants will learn to design engaging courses, make teaching more inclusive, navigate online research ethics and shape their digital identity.)
    2. Get Interactive: Practical Teaching with Technology (This course is designed to help you create dynamic, interactive online courses through the use of multimedia tools, student collaboration opportunities, and formative assessment and feedback.)