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Teaching Remotely Guides

Teaching online isn't simply a matter of "converting" face-to-face teaching. Our introductory guides identify some challenges arising from starting to teach (and learn) online, and offer some ideas and examples of ways to address them.

While these guides address accessibility considerations throughout, we would also recommend taking a look at the DRC's pages on Remote Teaching and Learning, which contain some deeper guidance and signposts to further information.

Read Introductory Guides


Get Help, Get Involved

The Remote Teaching and Learning Working Group has set up a new group on Yammer to act as an online discussion board for all Cambridge staff involved in remote teaching, learning and assessment. We really encourage you to join the group (it's easy to set up a Yammer account - just make sure you use a Cambridge email address) to engage with colleagues sharing questions, ideas and tools. If you're not sure where to start, try posting a question to the group.

Join Remote Teaching Discussion


Remote Teaching Clinic

We are now hosting short clinics for Cambridge staff adapting to remote teaching (including supervisiong, lecturing, seminars and classes). The clinics begin with a short overview of the guidance and support on offer. We'll address accessibility considerations and offer some tips on adapting to remote teaching, and there will be time for questions.

Book Remote Teaching Clinic


Remote Teaching Webinar Series

Cambridge University Press are running a series of webinars designed to support teaching staff in their move to remote teaching, focusing on simple actions you can take to make your remote teaching as effective and personal as possible. You can find more information at the link below, including a booking link and recordings of the webinars which have already taken place.

Book Remote Teaching Webinar


Remote Teaching Policy

We encourage you to make sure you are aware of University policy surrounding remote teaching and learning at this time. You can find useful resources at the link below, including a statement from the Senior PVC (Education) and guidance on using Panopto for lectures. We will add to this content as it develops.

Explore University Policy


We are continuing to add to and develop these resources - we welcome your feedback, as well as your own ideas and examples of tools and practices that work for you and your students. Please get in touch - due to the high number of enquiries we might not be able to respond to every email individually, or promptly, but they are very welcome!

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