University of Iowa

Getting Started: The First Steps to Temporarily Teaching Online

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Technology Solutions

The UI offers many technologies to support remote teaching. See an overview of popular options and best uses. 

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Communicating with and Supporting Students

Setting expectations, FERPA, student concerns, and more

Delivering the Course

Lectures, office hours, exams, grading, and more 

Facilitating Activities and Assignments

Discussions, group work, projects, presentations, and more 

Important Notice 

The information found on this site is intended for short-term online teaching, not to assist in redesigning a course for full online delivery. For information on redesigning a course for full online delivery, contact Distance and Online Education

Working Remotely

What are the first steps you should take to make sure you can work remotely? Read the seven recommended steps on the ITS Help Desk Working Remotely website

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Resources for Students

The University of Iowa has also developed a student site, called Keep Learning at Iowa, to assist students with the transition to temporary online courses. 

Questions
Online Help Sessions

Online help sessions are available Monday through Friday, with daytime and evening sessions. Learn more.