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March 20, 2020

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Teaching Remotely and Redesigning Assessments in a Demanding Time


Suffering from information overload at this demanding time? Join TLS staff—and experience Zoom—for a 30-minute webinar where we will guide you with teaching remotely and changing your assessments in ways that are appropriate for your course, and manageable for you and your students.


Join us at any of these times by clicking hereYou will be asked to log in with your McGill credentials (firstname.lastname @ mcgill.ca).


March 23, 11:30am, 3:30pm, 8:30pm

March 24, 11:30am, 3:30pm, 8:30pm

March 25, 11:30am, 3:30pm

March 26, 11:30am, 3:30pm

March 27, 11:30am, 3:30pm



Considerations and Guidelines for Redesigning Grading Schemes


See how to operationalize the 5 Principles for Making Decisions about Assessment.


Teaching Continuity Guide for Unplanned Course Interruptions


Find strategies for:

  • Teaching remotely
  • Implementing remote assessments
  • Fostering academic integrity


5 Principles for Making Decisions about Assessment in Challenging Times

  1. Simplify
  2. Prioritize
  3. Offer alternative assessment formats
  4. Consider extending assignment deadlines
  5. Communicate

Read more and check out the example scenarios that illustrate how you might apply the principles.


Zoom for Remote Teaching


Zoom allows you to easily convene an online meeting with students, chat with or without video enabled, and deliver presentations.


myCourses Essentials


Log in to myCourses to access this course for instructors on how to use a variety of tools in myCourses. Start exploring!


Discipline-specific Resources for Remote Instruction


TLS has compiled these resources from various online postings related to teaching in higher education.













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