Teaching Remotely

Successfully plan and deliver a high-quality remote learning experience

Successfully plan and deliver a high-quality remote learning experience


Start by understanding key principles that support successful remote learning.

Plan Your Course

Transform your pedagogy and lay out your course – pacing activities, choosing between live and recorded sessions, diversifying assessment, and centering access & equity.

Engage Students

Overcome online passivity and keep your students engaged using strategies for active learning, including collaboration, group work, and online discussions.

Build & Deliver

Identify technologies to build and deliver your course and classroom activities. Access how-to guidance and evidence-based practices that support student learning.

Check your readiness

Review the UW Course Readiness Checklist to make sure you feel prepared for online instruction!

Get help

Find support from experts and peers.

Suggestions for instructors planning autumn courses

Planning ahead for autumn? Check out these teaching suggestions on how to blend the best of remote and in-person instruction to give students an exceptional learning experience.

Drop-in office hours

Come at any time – arrive late, leave early!

Teaching Remotely Pop-Up Series

Sessions include best practices and essential aspects of effective remote instruction along with opportunities to share ideas and resources. View videos of past Pop-Up sessions.

Workshops: live and self-paced

Learn what peers are doing

What are other UW instructors trying and recommending? Explore the Teaching Everywhere blog.

For departments and groups

Request a departmental or other group session from the Center for Teaching and Learning through this request form.