Resources on Transitioning to Remote Teaching

Below please find resources on transitioning to online teaching. We will continuously update this page to provide recent and pertinent resources for teaching online. Also, please note you can visit UTRGV COLTT for additional support on online instruction and resources. 


Recommendations on Online Course Transformations from UTRGV Teaching Consultants

Dr. Art Brownlow

Dra. Alyssa Cavazos


From the Chronicle of Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education coverage on online teaching during Coronavirus

Going Online in a Hurry: What to Do and Where to Start By Michelle D. Miller  

How to Help Students Keep Learning Through a Disruption By Beckie Supiano 

Make All Courses Pass/Fail Now

How to Quickly (and Safely) Move a Lab Course Online

Partners, 'Vultures', and Other Dispatches from Higher Ed's Grand Move Online

How faculty members can support students in traumatic times

'Do No Harm': The Coronavirus Crisis Calls for Compassion, Say Faculty Members Sharing Advice 

'Zoomed Out': Why 'Live' Teaching Isn't Always the Best

5 Myths About Remote Teaching 

Remote Teaching While Introverted

One Way to Show Students You Care--and Why You Might Want to Try It



Quality Matters

Quality Matters Emergency Remote Instruction Checklist


From Inside Higher Education      

So You Want to Temporarily Teach Online by Stephanie Moore and Charles Hodges 

Will Shift to Remote Teaching Be Boon or Bane for Online Learning?

Coronavirus News Roundup, March 25

Teaching Practices for Your Virtual Classroom

5 Principles as Pathways to Inclusive Teaching

Lab Sciences & Fine Arts Faculty: Remotely Hands-On

How Teaching Changed in the (Forced) Shift to Remote Learning

New Podcast: THE VIEW with Inside Higher Ed

Teaching With Digital Archives in the First-Year Writing Classroom

Diversity and Distancing

The Limits of Online Education

Quantity Is Not Rigor

Ep. 6: The Great Online Pivot and What Comes Next

How College Students Viewed This Spring's Remote Learning

Can Active Learning Co-Exist With Physically Distanced Classrooms?

Pandemic Teaching Prescriptions


From Cengage

Webinar: Moving Courses Online at Scale



Resources to Share with Students on Online Learning

Student Preparation Checklist (Technology)

How-To Guide and Tutorials

Zoom for Students

Carriers introduce plans to keep consumers connected during COVID-19 pandemic

FERPA and Coronavirus

UTRGV Zoom Backgrounds



Culture Shock: Teaching Online in a Pinch by Bonnie Budd 

Transitioning to Remote Work by Anna Borray

Supporting Each Other in Trying Times

EDUCAUSE and Higher ED Respond to COVID-19

Thoughtfulness in a Pandemic: The Need to Shift Expectations as We Adjust to Remote Work and Try to Cope

Working Remotely: See How Institutions Are Helping Their Communities Work and Teach from Off-Campus

Companies Offering Help as Higher Ed Responds to COVID-19

Online Learning: Some Notes for Going Online Mid-semester

Culture Shock: Teaching Online in a Pinch

Are IT Business Continuity Plans Ready for COVID-19?

Transitioning to Remote Work

Simplicity and Change Management

8 Lessons Learned from Teaching Online

Thoughtfulness in a Pandemic

How Technology Can Support Student Success during COVID-19

Making 2020: Making Phishing Attacks History!

The Value of Process Improvement: Corporate Voices [Video]

What (Some) Students Are Saying about the Switch to Remote Teaching and Learning

The Difference Between Emergency Remote Teaching and Online Learning

Student-Centered Remote Teaching: Lessons Learned from Online Education

Orienting Students to Online Learning: A Must for Student Success

5 Tips for Moving from Remote Instruction to Quality Online Learning


Resources on Bringing Courses Online by the MLA

Bringing Your Course Online


Tips for Success with Remote Teaching/Learning

Remote Working: Setting Yourself and Your Teams Up for Success  

Webinar: Rapid Online Transition Workshop

5 Essential Strategies for Creating Collaborative Remote Classrooms

How to Use Active Learning in an Online Lecture

Remote Teaching: When and How to Use Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Methods

Teaching Inquiry-Based Lessons Online

Plan and Facilitate Effective Discussions

Free Software Tools Colleges Can Use for Online Learning

Suddenly Teaching Online? Free Resources to Help Faculty Affected by Coronavirus

How to block 'Zoom bombing' in higher ed

Join NU and Sanford Programs for a Webinar Series: Building a Bridge to Online Teaching

Active Learning in Hybrid and Physically Distanced Classrooms

COVID-19 Planning for Fall 2020: A Closer Look at Hybrid-Flexible Course Design

The HyFlex Flip: Planning for Courses in Fall 2020

Using Zoom for Hybrid Instruction


Ongoing Conversations around Remote Learning

What's Next: How long will colleges have flexibility to offer online classes due to coronavirus?

Zoom Boom

What Do Final Exams Mean During a Pandemic?


Apple Education

Connect and Collaborate Remotely

Create Engaging Videos with Clips

Create and Share Presentations and Demos

Prepare Resources for Remote Learning

Preparing your Apple devises for remote learning

Remote Learning for Institutions and Educators

Learn and Study from Home


Technology Tools for Use

59 free higher ed resources during coronavirus pandemic

Instructional Technology Tools


Recommended Books On Remote Teaching

Small Teaching Online: Applying Learning Science in Online Classes

Online Teaching at Its Best: Merging Instructional Design With Teaching and Learning Research

Minds Online: Teaching Effectively With Technology

Hybrid-Flexible Course Design: Implementing student-directed hybrid classes