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Guidebook to Other University of Rochester Teaching Resources

This page contains links and brief descriptions of other University of Rochester teaching resources.

Instructional Resources

Faculty "How-To" Workshops for Remote Instruction (Summer 2020)

A series of one-hour “how-to” workshops are being offered during summer 2020 to get faculty started with some basic online activities. This series covers subjects like:

  • Giving live or recorded lectures
  • Using various discussion board tools
  • Giving an online test
  • Providing a platform for asynchronous student presentations

Guide to Transitioning to Remote Instruction

Originally developed as guidance for teaching during disruption, this central web page contains how-to information for transitioning to remote instruction. It addresses common questions around remote instruction with written tutorials, downloadable handouts, and short video tutorials.

Faculty Guide to Online Learning

This guide walks instructors through the basic outline of the University of Rochester’s online education program and resources and provides a framework for developing an online course.

AS&E Support for Transitioning to Remote Instruction

This Arts, Sciences and Engineering (AS&E) faculty resource provides information on how to request support for a variety of instructional needs from the:

  • AS&E Dean’s Office
  • Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)
  • Event and Classroom Management (ECM)
  • AS&E Instructional Technology
  • Central IT
  • Libraries
  • Office of Disability Resources
  • Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program (WSAP)

CETL's Teaching Guidance

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning offers several teaching resources including information on:

  • Teaching students with disabilities
  • Designing a course
  • Teaching a course
  • Evaluating a course
  • IT resources

AS&E Faculty Resources

This web page lists general resources for AS&E faculty for teaching, advising, and research.

Office of Disability Resources Information

Faculty Guidance for Accommodating Students for Remote Instruction

This document provides guidance on how to provide student accommodations after transitioning to remote learning.

Accessible Online Teaching

This curated list of information and resources for faculty has information on online course design, digital accessibility, disability accommodations online, universal design for learning, and accessible events.

Schedule a Training

The Office of Disability Resources invites you to schedule a training for more information about accessible online teaching or to discuss course specific questions.

Academic Honesty


Academic Honesty Liaison Greer Murphy has adapted teaching tips for remote instruction that are linked from the “Prevention” page of the Academic Honesty website.

Student Learning Resources

Learning During Times of Disruption 

This central web page contains how-to information for students transitioning to remote learning. 

CETL Study Skills Guide to Mastering Remote Learning

A guide to achieving academic success in remote learning put together by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) study skills counselors.

CETL Online Resources and Services

CETL offers online academic support services both for specific courses and for skills across courses:

  • Study groups
  • Tutoring
  • Study skills (courses, workshops, one-on-one appointments)
  • Study Zone
  • Academic honesty consultations

Study Zone and follow-up tutoring appointments also have in-person options.

Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program

The Writing and Speaking Center supports effective academic communication across all disciplines by offering free writing and speaking tutoring to all members of the University of Rochester community, and has moved some services online.

COVID-19 Resources

University of Rochester Coronavirus Updates

This web page provides the latest information about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on University of Rochester operations.