Support for Teaching Remotely

This website offers the collective expertise of Centre for Extended Learning (CEL), Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE), Information Systems and Technology (IST) - Instructional Technologies and Media Services (ITMS), the Library, AccessAbility Services and others, to support you in designing and teaching your courses during times of transition, including remote courses and concurrent in-person and online (held-with) courses.

Support options

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.

icon - self guided learningA self-guided path

  • Use the revised LEARN Course templates to help you build your course quickly while improving student navigation and overall course design.
  • Review the tools and technologies available to help you create content, connect with students, assess learning or increase collaboration.
  • Register for the self-directed Independent Blended Course Design workshop. 

  • Review the Electronic Classrooms knowledge base article for information on technology in the classrooms.

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  • Contact for technical support.
  • Contact your CTE Liaison for assistance with course and assessment design.
  • Email for non-urgent electronic classroom support.
  • Need to talk to someone about your online course needs? CEL's Agile Development Team is available for a quick design consult or to help with creating online components, activities, multimedia, using LEARN tools and much more.
  1. Nov. 16, 2021New Virtual Learning Strategy Funding Available

    The Ontario government recently announced an additional $8 million of Virtual Learning Strategy (VLS) funding that builds on the previous $50 million investment that will again be administered through eCampusOntario. 

    Funding will focus on one of four priority areas: 

  2. June 8, 2021eCampusOntario Offers Free Training to Enhance Digital Teaching

    Are you looking for flexible ways to enhance your digital teaching practice through emerging technologies and pedagogical approaches to technology-enabled teaching and learning? Then Ontario Extend is designed just for you!

  3. Dec. 9, 2020Copyright notice in LEARN

    A pop-up copyright notice for instructors will be placed in LEARN starting December 16, 2020. The notice is intended to increase awareness about copyright responsibilities when teaching and to provide information about the help available at Waterloo with respect to copyright issues.

    You can find more information about the notice on the Copyright at Waterloo website.

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  1. Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2022Copyright Overview for Waterloo Instructors and Staff

    The Copyright Overview for Waterloo Instructors and Staff course is a self-paced, independent course that will provide an overview of copyright in the context of teaching and research.

  2. Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2022Independent Blended Course Design (iBlend)

    In this LEARN short course, participants will be guided through the development of a blended course using a learner-centered backwards design approach

  3. Sep. 12 to Oct. 7, 2022Getting Ready to Facilitate Online Courses: TA Training

    This 4-week, online certificate course is suitable for any current or future teaching assistant (TA) wishing to build skills and knowledge of best practices in facilitating fully online courses.

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