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Remote Instruction - Start Here
This article was written in collaboration with the Teaching Excellence Committee. Thank you to: Jennifer Blouin (ACCT), Gérard Cachon (OIDD), Judd Kessler (BEPP), Vincent Glode (FNCE), Ingrid Nembhard (HCMG), Kevin Werbach (LGST), Drew Carto...
Virtual Meetings for Instruction
Information in this document continues to be updated as we refine our recommended best practices. Please check back regularly for new tips. Virtual Meetings is a cloud-based cross platform video conferencing service in use across the universi...
Best Practices for Switching to Online Learning
These best practices were authored by Prof. Ethan Mollick and Lilach Mollick based on practice, theory, and research done for Wharton Interactive . This article focuses on helping faculty move to online learning, which is more involved than remo...
In-Person to Remote Instruction
Moving from in-person teaching to remote instruction is challenging -- the vast array of digital tools may seem overwhelming! Advance preparation for teaching online is key – as is setting reasonable expectations for yourself and students. ...
Remote Teaching Checklist
Use this checklist to prepare for teaching class online. (Please check back regularly as we frequently update it with new information.) For more in-depth information on related topics see: Preparing to Work Remotely - Checklist Best Practices...
Asynchronous Teaching Using Canvas and Panopto
Asynchronous teaching leverages pre-recorded lectures published in a place where students enrolled in the course can easily access them to "flip the classroom".  Panopto, Wharton's recording tool, allows instructors seamlessly cap...
Inviting a Guest Speaker to a Virtual Meeting
These directions work whether you're creating a new Virtual Meeting in Canvas or editing a pre-existing meeting on the Virtual Meeting tab of a Canvas Site.  Keep in mind that only the meeting owner can edit a meeting. Inviting a Guest ...
Upload Virtual Meeting Recordings to Canvas
Some instructors may want to upload the recordings of their Virtual Meetings manually since it is currently taking up to 36 hours for the videos to post automatically for those Virtual Meetings scheduled through Canvas . You'll need to first do...
Using BlueJeans Apps
BlueJeans comes equipped with applications that can be used during lectures to assist with content delivery. The built-in applications are available when creating and joining a meeting through Canvas. Some of the same tools may also be available whe...
Editing Videos in Panopto
Whether you've recorded the videos with the Panopto Recorder app or using another recording source such as BlueJeans, you can edit the content once it is uploaded to Panopto. If you have content that needs to be uploaded, review the Upload Virt...
Wharton VPN
The Wharton VPN  gives faculty and staff access to secured Wharton resources from off campus; the Wharton Virtual Lab client allows students to use the public computers from off campus. Before You Start   You will need: to be eithe...
A Guide to Remote Working - Staff
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Online Presentations - Faculty
Information on student online presentation options for faculty. $(function(){ /* Add links to top of page */ $('.hg-article-body h2').not(':eq(0)').not(":empty").before(" Top "); /* Build Table of Contents */ var ToC = " " + ...
Getting Started with BlueJeans Events
BlueJeans Events is a virtual meeting tool to conduct larger events with more control than a standard BlueJeans meeting can provide. BlueJeans Events can be added to your account by a Wharton Computing administrator.   We recommend limiting...
Using BlueJeans Events
Aside from the meeting organizer, there are three distinct roles used in BlueJeans Events. Each has their own set of privileges and a different experience for its users. In this article we'll walk through how to use BlueJeans Events for each rol...
Exams for Remote Instruction - Faculty
Information to guide faculty in planning and giving exams in a remote instruction environment. $(function(){ /* Add links to top of page */ $('.hg-article-body h2').not(':eq(0)').not(":empty").before(" Top "); /* Build Table of Conten...
All About New Quizzes
Canvas's New Quizzes has been in use in select courses at Wharton since Spring 2019, and it will eventually replace Classic Quizzes. New Quizzes offers many benefits for remote exams, including an easy-to-use quiz building environment. $(fun...
Scheduling an Event with BlueJeans Events
Before You Start   You will need the following before you can complete this task:  An active PennKey An active Penn BlueJeans account with Events enabled $(function(){ /* Add links to top of page */ $('.hg-article-body h2...