This website offers the collective expertise of Centre for Extended Learning (CEL), Centre for Teaching Excellence, Information Systems and Technology (IST) - Instructional Technologies and Media Services (ITMS), the Library, Accessibility Services and others, to support you in designing and teaching your courses online.
No matter your situation, or how much or little support you need, we have options available for you. Choose your preferred pathway, or mix and match resources and services to suit your situation and support needs.
A self-guided path
- Start by exploring the resources on this website, including the Strategies for Remote Teaching.
- Download the Templates for Remote Teaching to start building your course in LEARN.
- Review the tools and technologies available to help you create content, connect with students, assess learning or increase collaboration.
Register for the Independent Remote Course Design Essentials self-directed workshop.
- Take part in a Remote Course Design Essentials (ReCoDE) workshop.
- Join or watch Keep Learning Events.
- Drop into the Remote Teaching Community of instructors. Self-register on LEARN.
Connect with experts
- Sep. 28, 2020
The University of Waterloo has committed to a new three-year agreement with Linkedin Learning (LiL) to continue our full access to the content our campus has come to rely upon and benefit from. This stability will allow academic courses and training programs to continue to draw upon and expand use of the resources that come with LiL.
Your current LiL access will remain the same; it will not change as a result of this new agreement.
- Sep. 8, 2020
Many Waterloo instructors have been asking how to select the appropriate synchronous teaching tool(s) and for advice for teaching large classes online, so we've provided the following information:
- Aug. 14, 2020
- Aug. 11 to Dec. 21, 2020
The Independent Remote Course Design Essentials (iReCoDE) is a self-paced, independent experience that will guide instructors through the steps of preparing their remote course
- Oct. 13 to Nov. 10, 2020
This 4-week, fully online certificate course is suitable for any current or future teaching assistant (TA) wishing to learn more about facilitation for fully online course environments.
- Oct. 20, 2020
This workshop is designed to explore in detail how instructors can capture, investigate, and learn from their teaching and course design journeys.