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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 feedback ...
Video Conferences for Instruction
Penn offers Zoom as a video conferencing tools for instruction.  All Wharton students, faculty, and staff have access to the  service. Before You Start   You will need the following before you can complete this task:  An a...
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. Wharton Computing recommends Zoom for teaching in all cases. For more in-depth information on related topics see: Preparing to Work Remotely - Checklist Planning an Online Course...
Inviting a Guest Speaker to a Video Conference
These directions are for faculty.  They 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 ...
Online Presentations - Faculty
Information  for faculty on online presentation options for students. Presentation Options There are several ways to manage student presentations via Zoom. First you'll need to decide whether: Presentations should be delivered live, d...
Exams for Remote Instruction - Faculty
This is a guide for faculty who plan to administer exams remotely. Overview As you plan to administer exams remotely, consider if   an exam is necessary ,  or if alternatives would better allow you to evaluate what your students have l...
Hybrid Instruction in Wharton Classrooms
This article is meant to help with recommendations, best practice, and guidance for hybrid instruction in the Wharton classrooms. All of the classrooms at Wharton have been outfitted with enhancements to help improve the hybrid teaching experience f...
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) An intern...
All about New Quizzes
As of November 2021, the Assignments  and Quizzes  tabs offer separate Edit  and Build  choices in the "three-dots" command menu for any New Quizzes-based quiz. Edit is still where you set due and availability ...
Exam Accommodations
This article describes how to use Canvas to grant students additional time and extended availability windows for exams, which, in Canvas, are called quizzes .  If a student in your course has an approved accommodation from Student Disabiliti...
Pivoting Your Class to Remote
This guide walks you through the tactics you'll need to shift your class to fully remote with short notice. As such, it concentrates on the tactical efforts to make your class successful without rethinking the entire thing. For a much more in-de...