The University of Iowa

For your information regarding the winter weather emergency for January 16:

  1. Start by posting an announcement on ICON to inform students of your emergency teaching plans.
  2. Then prioritize learning how to set up and manage Zoom meetings.
  3. If you need assistance troubleshooting technical issues, don’t hesitate to leverage support resources by contacting the ITS Help Desk​​​​​. By taking care of these important items first, instructors can lay the groundwork to quickly pivot to temporary online delivery of their courses.

For more tips and further information see the below pages.

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Getting Started

Focusing on a few key steps can help instructors maintain delivery of courses during circumstances that might require a quick shift.

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Technology Solutions

The university supports many technologies that can assist with emergency remote teaching.

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Communicating with Students

Learn tips for communicating with your students during emergency remote teaching.