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Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning


We have provided guides to a variety of educational technologies, including those supported by the University. You can access these via links in the menu bar.

When selecting any educational technology, it is essential to ensure that the teaching is accessible and inclusive for all; this is discussed throughout our guides to teaching in 2020-21.

The Disability Resource Centre have also provided guidance for teaching online if you are working with students with specific disabilities: working with disabled students.

Microsoft Teams

A quick guide to using Microsoft Teams for teaching online

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Google Meet

A brief guide for getting started with Google Meet

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A brief guide to help you conduct your first session using Zoom

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Selecting a tool

Selecting software or tools for different teaching activities

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Sharing screens & writing

How to share your screen or touch-screen device and collaborate with students in the same space in realtime

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Find out how to use a number of features within Moodle to enhance your use of this virtual learning environment.

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Recording lectures

Information about lecture capture using Panopto, an online platform for creating, managing and publishing educational videos online, with guidelines from the Disability Resource Centre on creating accessible recorded lectures.

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Collaborative whiteboards

How to collaborate with students in the same space in realtime

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