Synchronous Teaching Tool Comparison and Advice for Large Classes Added

Tuesday, September 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:

  • Comparison of Tools for Synchronous Teaching table provides a quick comparison of the various tools you may be considering for synchronous events within your course and whether or not they are integrated with LEARN. 
  • Teaching Strategies for Large Remote Classes. Large remote classes (i.e., classes with more than 150 students) pose unique challenges when it comes to student engagement and assessment. This resource provides several strategies for engagement and assessment that address these unique challenges.

If you have any requests or questions, please email remoteteaching@uwaterloo.ca. Waterlooo experts in online and remote teaching from CEL, CTE, IST, ITMS and the library will be quick to respond.