Teaching Continuity

Get ready to move from a face-to-face course to an online course!

Get ready to follow your course online!

Resources for Students

Below discover resources that are available for students.

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Resources for Instructors

Everything you need to know about exams, technology options and academic accommodations.

Assessment Practices

Learn about the alternatives, the available tools, and about maintaining academic integrity within Virtual Campus.

Technology options

There are a number of options available to help you achieve academic continuity for your course.

Student Accommodations

Learn about the various accommodations that are available to students enrolled in Academic Accommodation Services.

Using Adobe Connect (Contact North)

A platform, available free of charge, allowing you to offer your courses at a distance as if you were in a classroom.

Essentials

All information concerning Virtual Campus. Resources, Guides and Brightspace help files.

Online Course

A step-by-step guide to make the process run as smoothly as possible

Planning

The Transition from Face-to-Face to Online Learning: Maintaining an Engaging Experience

Tutorials (evaluation, etc.)

Video tutorials on Brightspace quizzes, assignments and tips for online teaching

Webinars

Register for one of our webinars on learning assessment tools.

Videoconferencing Training

How to Use Videoconferencing for Effective Teaching

Microsoft Teams

A free secure technology available to teach your courses at a distance or to organize your virtual meetings.

Teams at uOttawa

Browse the University of Ottawa's IT website on MS Teams.

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Teams for your courses

Teams unofficial documentation prepared by Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau

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Teams for Education

Teams for Education? This guide gives you the basics to get you started.

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About the Library

Supporting faculty and students with digital collections and virtual services

Library Print Collection

uOttawa Library service updates - All you need to know!

Services Offered

Open Educational Resources

OER are teaching and learning materials that are freely available.

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By clicking on the button below, you will find a wide range of documents describing and explaining how to effectively use Virtual Campus (powered by Brightspace). You can explore available communication tools, as well as tips on how to set up your course and browsers for a better online experience for you and your students. 

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Collaborative learning—when people work together in small groups to help each other learn—is considered an effective instructional approach. But research shows that the benefits of collaborative learning, both in-person and in the virtual classroom, are mixed (Kirschner et. al., 2011). In an effort to discover the cause of these inconsistent results, researchers have been studying the effects of collaborative learning on working memory.

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Collaborate with your team and continue working as if you were in the Office.  All you need are the right tools, and resources to work effectively . You can ensure business continuity through online collaboration and remote work, here are tips and guidelines to get you working remotely.

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