Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFE)

Teach Well

Past Online Workshop Recordings

Remote Teaching

Get ready with this series of workshops covering essential elements for successful remote teaching.

Blackboard Ally

Blackboard Ally is coming in Fall for everyone. Get a jumpstart and learn how this accessibility tool can help with your course materials.

Prepare Ahead

Get Your Blackboard Course Ready

  • Make your Blackboard course available to students
    1. Log into Blackboard.
    2. Open your course
    3. Navigate to your Control Panel (bottom-left menu) > Customization > Properties
    4. Select Yes next to Make Course Available
    5. Click Submit when done
  • Upload your syllabus
  • Add your course content
  • Remind your students that all messages sent through Blackboard are sent to their CPP email.

Checklist

Task Technology
Hold remote office hours Zoom
Skype
Distribute your syllabus digitally Blackboard
Email
Distribute course resources Blackboard
Email
Receive student assignments Blackboard
Email
Turnitin
Interact with Students Blackboard
Email
Zoom
Skype
Capture and deliver course lectures Camtasia
YouTube
Zoom
PowerPoint built-in video
Evaluate and deliver grades Blackboard
*Do not use email*
Access voicemail from home Voicemail Instruction Guides

 

Technology Tools


Acknowledgement

Some content on this page is based on Stony Brook University’s resources, CSU Channel Islands’ Keep Teaching site, and Georgetown University’s Instructional Continuity site.