New to teaching online in Semester 2, 2020?

Learning Environments provides a range of support resources and online workshops and webinars to support your teaching online. Sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start, so we have put together a list of the top pages to begin with as you transition to online teaching.

Resources specifically targeted to ‘teaching online’

When browsing the Learning Environments website, you will see a broad range of information from resources designed to help get started in learning and teaching, through to more advanced innovative use of technology. If you are new to teaching online, we recommend the following pages (in order) to help you get started:

  1. Fundamentals of online learning
  2. Checklist: Building and launching your LMS subject
  3. Using Lecture Capture and Zoom for online classes
  4. Preparing for online teaching in Semester 2, 2020
  5. Digital assessment options for end of semester

Professional development workshops

Learning Environments also provides an extensive range of workshops that cater to both beginners and those more advanced in online learning and teaching. Register for a live online workshop, or watch a pre-recorded workshop in your own time. Topics range from getting started in the LMS to more advanced assessment and communication themed workshops. We encourage you to view and register for available workshops on our Workshops page.

Learn at your own pace

Canvas: Learn at your own pace is a Learning Environments subject designed to support University of Melbourne teaching staff to design, develop and deliver learning materials in the Canvas LMS. The subject contains modules that you can work through 'at your own pace' as you need them. Enrol in the Canvas: Learn at your own pace subject to gain access to these useful resources.

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If you need help at any point while teaching online, we encourage you to contact Learning Environments for further support.