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USU Ready: Keep Teaching

The teaching environment may vary, but great teaching in the USU tradition does not.

Learn what you need to know to be READY.

Check if you are ready for your teaching format.

Web Broadcast

Students and faculty all meet at the same time via Zoom.

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Students access all content on their own time online.

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Hybrid Face-to-Face

A mix of students attend in person and via Zoom.

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Traditional F2F or IVC

Students attend in person at their campus, or by Zoom if needing to quarantine or self-isolate. 

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Be an EFFECTIVE remote teacher. 

Be Present

  • Keep lecturing and facilitating
  • Make weekly announcements
  • Be available to help

Be Organized

  • Use a standard template in Canvas
  • Clearly communicate expectations

Be Timely

  • Stay well ahead of student deadlines
  • Provide timely feedback

Be Flexible

  • Provide accommodations for illness
  • Respond to students' unique challenges

* In a Spring 2020 USU student survey, respondents repeatedly highlighted these remote teaching behaviors as critical to their success. 

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