Remote Teaching Readiness Checklist

Are you prepared to...? In the event of a class disruption, how ready are you if a class needs to be taught or attended remotely? Use this short checklist as a guide.

1. Put your course materials online

Question Yes No
I have a Blackboard course or course website for each of my courses that contains up to date course information.    
I have a way to distribute assignments to my students online using my Blackboard course site.    
I use audio or video materials in class and I know how to share these with my students.
I use Blackboard to make materials (eg. readings, data, worksheets) available to my students.

If you answered “no” to one or more of the statements above refer to getting started with Blackboard.

2. Establish channels of communication with your students and colleagues

Question Yes No
My students know how to contact me remotely if they have a question.    
I have a way to facilitate discussion with groups of students remotely using Blackboard or Microsoft Teams.    
Students have a way to contact each other and collaborate online.
I have a way to communicate with TAs, graders, and lab instructors.

If you answered “no” to one or more of the statements above, learn more on Academic Technology and Consulting's remote learning and teaching page.

3. Establish ways to conduct your class at a distance

Question Yes No
My students can read, listen to, and/or watch my lectures online.    
My students can turn in homework and take quizzes and exams online.    
I have a way to respond to student work and securely publish scores online.
I know how to submit final grades to the Registrar online.

If you answered “no” to one or more of the statements above, learn more on Academic Technology and Consulting's remote learning and teaching page.

4. Set up remote access to important resources 

Question Yes No
I have a computer or laptop at home that has the software and Internet connectivity I need to work remotely.    
My TAs have the knowledge and capability to do their work remotely.    

If you answered “no” to one or more of the statements above, learn more on Academic Technology and Consulting's remote learning and teaching page.

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