Welcome to 'Being Remote' Resources
(Formerly 'Going Online' Resources*)
Resources on this page:
- Preparing to Go Online: A Knox Guide
- Primary Tools
- Recommended Resources
- Online FAQs
- Policy Documents
We're remote! April 1, 2020
Preparing to Go Online: A Knox Guide
Preparing to Go Online How-To Guide: Our Knox-specific guide that introduces the process of thinking and planning for going online.
Many excellent resources are in the "Recommended Resources" below. Two introductory resources that stand out are:
- A Quick and Dirty Ways to Get Your Course Online (YouTube). As the title implies, a very quick overview.
- For those who want to think more about how to implement your ideas: Welcome to ACUE’s Online Teaching Toolkit.
Join your colleagues in the Slack discussion groups. What is Slack? (youtube)
ITS Remote Resources Page: Our basic toolkit of supported resources, plus a full list of home internet options.
Instructors should expect to use four basic tools:
A learning management platform: Moodle or Google Classroom.
Managing a Moodle Course: A User's Guide
- A videoconferencing/video meeting platform: Google Meet or WebEx.
- A direct communication tool: Email or Moodle Announcements.
- Google Drive and associated applications.
Video Tutorials: A folder of Links and Videos for ITS Resources
First, some in-house guides that will be helpful across disciplines:Cate Denial's History Department Guide to Going Online
Not just for historians, but an excellent case of departmental planning. John Dooley, The Big Picture
Sage advice from our colleague. Starts with the big picture and then discusses implementation strategies.
A full page of Recommended Resources: getting started, teaching tips, free resources, apps, and more.
Answers to questions that have been submitted to the Submission Portal or asked elsewhere.
S/U Grading and Advising - Updated March 30, 2020