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Planning an Online Course
This document provides tips and techniques for planning and delivering an online course. The advice was collected from a large number of faculty and students who have experience with online courses.  It will be updated as we get additional fee...
Video Conferences for Instruction
Wharton offers two different video conferencing options for instruction: BlueJeans and Zoom (for a comparison between the two, see BlueJeans v. Zoom ). All Wharton students, faculty, and staff have access to both BlueJeans and Zoom. Before You ...
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 studen...
Remote Teaching Checklist
Use this checklist to prepare for teaching class online. Please check back regularly as we frequently update this checklist with new information. For more in-depth information on related topics see: Preparing to Work Remotely - Checklist B...
Inviting a Guest Speaker to a Video Conference
These directions work whether you're creating a new video conference in Canvas or editing a pre-existing meeting on the video conference tab of a Canvas Site.  Keep in mind that only the meeting owner can edit a meeting. Inviting a Gues...
Online Presentations for Class
Information  for faculty on student online presentation options. $(function(){ /* Add links to top of page */ $('.hg-article-body h2').not(':eq(0)').not(":empty").before(" Top "); /* Build Table of Contents */ var ToC = " " + ...
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...
Web Conferencing Equipment - Buyers Guide
Teaching and learning remotely can present many challenges.  One of the challenges you may face is choosing the right web conferencing equipment.  We're here to help. Before you begin, you will need: A computer (laptop or desktop...
Distance Learning Booth and Hybrid Classroom AV System
This article describes the background, usage, and simple troubleshooting for the new Distance Learning Booth and Wharton hybrid classroom AV system.  If you are teaching from a classroom or GSR, you will likely encounter these systems, which a...