Keep Teaching: Online Instruction Resources

Key Contacts for Online Teaching Assistance

If you are encountering...

In the event that routine academic functions are disrupted due to prolonged campus or building closures, you may find it necessary to teach a class from off-campus. We have access to a variety of services at Rutgers to connect you with your students remotely so that learning can continue uninterrupted.

Preparing for Online Teaching

Equipment Needs

Make sure you have tested your access to the following equipment at home.

  • Computer: Laptop or desktop computer
  • Microphone: This may be built into your laptop or computer, or you may use an external device such as a USB microphone or headset.
  • Webcam: A camera may already be built into your laptop, but you can also use an external USB camera for video conferencing.
  • Internet: Either commercially provided (e.g., Comcast, Fios, Optimum) or a wireless hotspot through your mobile phone
  • Free WiFi Access and Internet Service Updates
Share Online Learning Tips with Students

Learning Centers - Remote Learning Services 

Provide Resources Online

Learning Management System (LMS): If you do not have an online course site, such as Canvas, please contact Instructional Design & Technology Services (IDTS).

Communicate with Your Class Through Canvas
Conduct a Synchronous Course Session
  • WebEx: A teleconferencing service that provides a platform for online collaborations and meetings. This service is free for Rutgers faculty, students, and staff, and the current licensing goes up to the WebEx meeting maximum, which is 1,000 participants.

Assess Your Students

Additional Assistance

Free Training - Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT)
CTAAR - Virtual Office Hours
  • In order to support faculty through the difficulties that are sure to arise as you make the transition to a remote teaching environment, CTAAR offers virtual "office hours" every weekday from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT. At least one CTAAR team member will be available. Anyone is welcome to drop in with questions or concerns and we will do our best to assist you. 
  • For the hours, links, and call-in information, go to:
Office of Disability Services

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