Remote Teaching Tips & Best Practices

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.

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  • 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.

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