Remote Teaching Tips & Best Practices
Below is a collection of tips and best practices for remote teaching. If you would like to submit a request for an additional resource or if you have a resource to share, please submit it via the contact us page.
Questrom Best Practices for Zoom Classes
Learn more about the best practices for preparing and running a remote Zoom class session.
Learning as I Go
How one professor new to virtual teaching is making the unexpected, all-at-once transition to online course delivery, courtesy of COVID-19.
By Matt Marx, Dean’s Research Scholar and Associate Professor of Strategy & Innovation
Tips for Teaching a Long Online Class
Learn about managing a long online class. Includes a sample class session outline.
By Deborah Breen, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning
Tips for Online Teaching
This handout provides some helpful tips on class etiquette and measuring participation.
By Michelle Ehrenreich, Senior Lecturer
Going Online in a Hurry
Chronicle of Higher Education article about things to consider when moving to remote teaching quickly.
Teaching Long-Block Classes Remotely
Explore new ways of thinking about designing and delivering long-block classes in a remote format. This includes sample schedules for both 3-hour sessions and full-day sessions.
By Deborah Breen, Director of the BU Center for Teaching & Learning
How I Teach Remote Lectures
For faculty interested in more detailed technical tips, BU Questrom MBA student Pat DeMarle, wrote this blog post on remote teaching, which includes some tech tips and advice for purchasing equipment.
As Human as Possible
Online learning versus remote learning, what’s the difference? This Inside Higher Education article helps faculty calibrate their decisions around the transition to remote learning.
Conversations and Resources for Remote Teaching (Zoom Drop-ins)
Virtual training sessions on variety of topics in remote teaching 03/23-03/27 (click on the title above for more information).
Best Practices for Virtual Presentations
Learn about best practices for virtual presentations. Great tips to share with your students, as well.
By John McGinnis, Lecturer in Marketing
Adapting In-Person Presentations to Online Delivery
Learn tips about converting presentations designed for in-person environments to the virtual world.
Teaching Cases Online with Discussion Boards
Discover tips to teach a case using discussion boards.
Recent Tech Updates
Remote Teaching Resources and Practices from Questrom ITS
Technology Needs Survey and Zoom Account Setup