Remote Teaching Resources
You’ve heard that Trent is moving its classroom learning to Blackboard for the rest of the term. It’s a major shift, and we want to help. For guidance on next steps please see the following guides:
- Remote Teaching FAQs
- Remote Teaching Tip Sheet
- Online Equivalents Chart
- Moving Exams Online
- Online Exam Checklist
- Tips on Readings and Resources for Remote Teaching and Learning
- Remote Teaching Workshop
- eCampus Ontario Open Library: Supporting Remote Teaching & Learning During COVID-19
For technical guidance, please see the specific guides below:
This list provides instructors with step by step instructions to add content to their courses and communicate with their students.
- Creating Announcements for your class
- Uploading files to Blackboard
- Creating and managing content
- Creating Assignments
- Grading Assignments or Tests
- Blackboard Learn Support Site
Video Recording and Sharing (YuJa)
This list provides instructors with step by step instructions to record video messages or lecture segments that can be shared with students through Blackboard.
- Setting up YuJa to work with your course in Blackboard
- Installing the YuJa Software Station
- Recording with Software Station
- Uploading Media
- Publish a video to your course
- YuJa Support Site
Zoom Video Conferencing
Hosting a video session (such as one on one office hours, synchronous lectures or webinars) can be accommodated using the Zoom web conferencing platform. Instructors are strongly discouraged from planning real time (synchronous) lectures at this time to allow for greater student flexibility and access.
For more information on using Zoom, please see the Zoom Getting Started Guide.
Support for teaching remotely. Virtual office hours with IT, Trent Online, and CTL. Every Tuesday and Thursday morning 11-12 EST. Join us and come with your questions.
https://trentu.zoom.us/j/737762091 or call-in 1 647 558 0588 meeting ID 737762091.
For technical assistance please contact email@example.com
Email Distribution Lists
Blackboard announcements are the preferred way of communicating with students, however, faculty can also communicate with their class using Email Distribution Lists