Going Online?

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This page is for UTA faculty members, graduate instructors, and teaching assistants, who are seeking information, advice, ideas, resources, and support for their online course planning and teaching. Evidence-based information, best practices, and training material for online course planning and teaching from the Center for Research on Teaching and Learning Excellence (CRTLE), the Center for Distance Education (CDE), the College of Education, the Office of Information Technology (OIT), and many other resources are provided on this page.

Visit UTA’s Coronavirus and Fall 2020 Semester Information page for UTA’s response to COVID-19, available resources and announcements.

Join the UTA Faculty Helping Faculty team where you and your colleagues can share strategies, assignments, or question pertaining to effective online teaching and course planning.

Check our Event Calendar for periodic seminars put together from CRTLE, CDE, and the College of Education. The seminars or webinars will be streamed online using Microsoft Teams.

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Curious how to create an effective online course? Below are several resources for creating effective online courses, for creating high quality hybrid course designs, for maintaining effective online classroom engagement.

View several training webinars on Canvas presented by the Center for Distance Education and the Center for Research on Teaching and Learning Excellence. 

In partnership with the Center for Distance Education, the Center for Research on Teaching and Learning Excellence coordinated and produced several training sessions for multiple colleges on how to transition to online instruction as a result of the campus shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These sessions occured on the week of March, 16-23, 2020 – the extended week of Spring Break.

As the University moved quickly to online instruction due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many faculty members created resources to assist each other during this transition. The online teaching and learning environment demands instructors and students to be flexible in the face of change, especially given the challenges all of us face around health, safety, and income. 

Below is a master list of of various resources for going online. CRTLE will continue to add to this list as new material comes to our attention. If you would like to add any resources, please contact us at crtle@uta.edu