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University of Findlay: COVID-19 Teaching Support

We all know the sudden shift from face-to-face to online instruction can result in a variety of ongoing questions and concerns. The CTE, ITS/ATS, and Office of Online and Alternative Delivery are working together to help answer your questions and provide guidance as you tackle new teaching challenges. The resources below are designed to support your work in remote teaching and learning spaces.

As always, technical support is available at the Help Desk.​ ​


How to Create a Zoom Meeting

Zoom Tutorial: Class Invitation

Sending a Class Zoom Invite from Canvas

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​​UF Service Areas - Video Resources

Click here to access recording of the following service areas:

Ideas for Teaching Online

Ideas for teaching labs online:

Teaching Labs Online - Center for Instructional Design & Technology Support | University Of Cincinnati

Ideas for teaching anatomy online:

Ideas for teaching art online:

Ideas for teaching Health Professions/Clinical Skills Online:

Ideas for teaching music online:
Book: Pedagogy Development for Teaching Online Music

Ideas for teaching Nursing Online:


Ideas for teaching pharmacy online:

Transparent Assignment Design:

Hyflex/Blended Learning:

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Books about Teaching online:

Discussion Boards

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Additional Resources:


The Chronicle of Higher Education:​mergency-Online/248230?cid=wcontentlist_hp_latest

Inside Higher Education:​


Jose Bowen's blog on online teaching: 

Ben Dolan’s Quaranteach blog:

Canvas Resources:

ITS Knowledge Base/Continuity Plan (including UF Zoom, One Button Studio, and Canvas resources)

Course Development Support

Whether you are teaching online for the first time or would like help with an existing course, our Online Instructional Designer, ​Carolyn Kraut, is available to assist with course development in Canvas. This includes advice on creating and gathering digital materials, exploring alternative ways to engage and assess your students, and making the most of Canvas and other recommended tools. Her schedule is flexible. Email [email protected] to schedule an appointment!​

Google Doc Information

Check out Justin Rheubert's videos on how to use Google Docs, Slides & Sheets, Forms, Keep, Calenda​r, and Hangouts. Just click on the links below for some quick and easy tutorials.​​ (Need your Findlay Google credentials to open.)

Recorded Presentations:

Magna Publications; scroll to the bottom of the web page for a coupon code for free access:;s=FFWeekly200320;utm_term=FFWeekly200320&utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Free+Program+Collection%3A+Taking+Your+Teaching+Online&utm_campaign=FF200320

Michigan State University: “More than Moving Online” webtalk:

Student Support:

Internet Access Ideas

When the Tide Goes Out: Identifying and Supporting Struggling Students in Online Courses 


National Institute for Learning Outcomes and Assessment (NILOA) resources to inform teaching and learning online: 

Ohio Ed Techs (support for K-20 educators):