Learn more about teaching and learning online with these UBC resources.

Guides for getting started with online teaching

These guides cover key principles and considerations for structuring and setting up an online course.

Supporting students

Remote learning presents a unique set of challenges to students. These resources will help you better understand the current student experience and support your students.

Support for specific areas

Additional strategies and considerations to assist you in with developing or transitioning specific parts of your course.

  • Syllabus:
    • Approaches to Addressing Academic Integrity in the Syllabus: conversations on academic integrity don’t need to be punitive — in fact, they may be more effective when they’re not. This live Google doc offers resources and example approaches from UBC faculty. A supportive approach to academic integrity is also addressed in the Academic Integrity Faculty Resources hosted on the Chapman Learning Commons.
    • Checklist for Creating a Remote Teaching Syllabus: this checklist integrates the Preparing to Teach in Fall 2020: Guiding Principles.
    • Writing a (Mindful) Learner-Centred and Inclusive Syllabus: watch the recording and review the slides from this OTP workshop, which explores the characteristics and benefits of a mindful, learner-centered, inclusive syllabus, including considerations for the online environment.
  • Assessments:
    • Reimagining Assessments: this wiki page is an open resource for instructors moving to online assessments, and includes general considerations as well as strategies and ideas for assessments across a range of disciplines.
  • Materials:

Further resource guides/reading

There are many more resources available to support your online teaching. If you’re looking for something more specific, take a look through these lists.