You are here

Online Teaching Resources and Best Practices

This page will be updated throughout March with resources and recommendations for moving courses online during the COVID-19 outbreak.

The history department staff has prepared the following guides to assist faculty in preparing for online teaching:

Teaching Online, 101: A Guide for History Department Instructors 

•  Overview: Introduction & Perspectives
•  Communicating with students using Canvas
•  Delivering lectures online
•  Leading discussions online
•  Assigning papers, quizzes & exams online

Contact the History Department tech support team:
Kristin Roberts,
Eric Johnson,
Alexandra Colley,

Please refer to the UW Center for Teaching & Learning's website for further resources and helpful links.

UW-IT is also an excellent resource for learning the basics of Canvas, Panopto, Zoom, and other teaching technologies. Sign up for UW-IT's Teaching Technologies Workshops or office hours or read their helpful guide on conducting classes online.

Other Canvas resources: