Resources for Remote/Online Teaching - For Graduate Students

Resources for Remote/Online Teaching - For Graduate Students
from the Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning (CITL) and Online Education
As we start up this Fall quarter and new academic year, we want to make sure you know there are a lot of resources available to support you in your roles as educators, whether you're working as a TA or GSI.
We recommend signing up to receive monthly updates in our Teaching Newsletter. Check out our recent newsletter to see what it's about.
Keep Teaching website: General go-to resource for supporting your remote/online teaching.
Remote Teaching: A Guide for Teaching Assistants: A guide tailored to the TA role with strategies and tech tips to help you support and evaluate student learning in remote environments across disciplines.
Trauma-Informed Teaching Strategies: A guide co-created by graduate student educators and the CARE office with strategies for teaching remotely with a trauma-informed lens during times of crisis.
Antiracist Teaching Practices: An introduction to the foundations of antiracist teaching, with further resources for decolonizing the curriculum, creating more equitable learning environments, and pursuing further personal reflection.
Active Learning for Remote Environments: A resource guide for matching remote active learning activities with some of your teaching goals.
Digital Tools Guides & Resources: Support for using Canvas, Zoom, YuJa, Gradscope, and Hypothesis, and for pre-recording lectures. Make sure to check out the comprehensive guide to using Zoom for teaching
CITL and Online Education are offering workshops on a variety of topics related to teaching in our current moment, including:
  • Teaching with Zoom
  • Getting Started in Canvas
  • Introductions to YuJa, Gradescope, and Hypothesis
  • Supporting Student Resilience & Trauma-Informed Teaching Strategies
  • Supporting Student Learning in Remote Environments
  • Facilitating Timely Conversations about Race & Racism (hosted by the Office for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and CITL)
  • Remote Assessments & Academic Integrity
  • ...and more
You can register for workshops at the "Get Help" page on the Keep Teaching website, under the subheading "Workshops."
Individualized Support
  • Online Education SlackJoin this digital space to ask questions and get answers about remote/online teaching.
  • Online Education Drop-in Hours: For questions related to remote/online instruction, especially questions related to navigating Zoom, Canvas, YuJa, and more, drop in to Online Ed's open virtual office hours at 2:00-3:00 on weekdays. (Zoom link here)
  • CITL Consultations: We're available by appointment to discuss your questions related to teaching practices and course/assessment design. Email CITL at to schedule a virtual meeting.
  • Canvas Readiness Checks: If you're an instructor of record and would like someone to check your course in Canvas to make sure everything is working correctly, request a course readiness check with an email to