Remote Teaching and Learning Resources

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Remote Teaching Resources

Click here for considerations, expectations and plans for successful remote teaching compiled by the LMC and Giovanni Zimotti.

Click herefor more information on learning remotely provided by the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology.


Click herefor the ICON (Canvas) instructor guide.


Click hereto learn how to teach with Zoom, a synchronous learning solution for the University of Iowa that supports integration with ICON (Canvas), hosting online meetings and video conferences, scheduling webinars, questionnaires within meetings, and much more.

Click here to see Lauren Kelley's video explaining how to use "side-by-side" functionality in Zoom to present a video and powerpoint simultaneously. 

Click hereto learn learn how to use the whiteboard feature on Zoom for asynchronous instruction.  

Click hereto learn how to use video breakout rooms in Zoom to split your meeting into sub-meetings.

Check out these resources for usingFlipgrid.


Audio and Video Editing

For audio editing needs, check out Audacity, an open source audio editing software.

For video editing needs, check out OpenShot and ShotCut, open source video editing softwares.


Instructor-made videos 

Sometimes the best experts are our colleagues. See this growing list below for helpful instructional videos. 

Click hereto watch a video with tips for online teaching created Dr. Anna Dyer (Russian)

Click hereto watch a video on how to use Flipgrid, created by Cris Lira (Portuguese) 

Click hereto watch a Zoom tutorial for students, created by Nathan Depuy (French) 

Click here to learn how to connect to files on a UIowa computer, created by Nathan Depuy (French) 

Click here on how to start a Zoom meeting, created by Nathan Depuy (French)