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Faculty Guide to Teaching Remotely

This guide is designed to:

  • Organize specific technology needs for the CS department 
  • Provide easy access to our dedicated instructional support staff

 

Instructional Tools

 

Learning Management System

  • Brightspace - Robust online course management platform

Forums

  • Campuswire - Modern forum that features an instant messaging platform
  • Piazza - Traditional forum that allows for threaded discussion

Assessment & Evaluation

  • Gradescope - Excels at managing handwritten assignments
  • Vocareum - Flexible code submission platform

Video Creation & Streaming

  • Kaltura Capture - Light software that allows for recording lectures through webcam or desktop
  • BrightSpace Virtual Classroom - Allows for browser-based live streaming with up to 50 participants; includes various instructional features such as saved sessions
  • Zoom - A virtual conferencing software with screen sharing, recording, and external participants
  • Webex - A virtual conferencing software
  • Camtasia - A fully featured recording software with green screen, video editing, and desktop recording

Additional Tools

  • BoilerQ - Student queuing tool
  • SSH/SCP - Tools to allow for student remote access to CS lab machines, and to allow the secure transfer of files to/from the CS lab machines, respectively
  • Filelocker - A temporary and secure storage system for sharing files and data with other people both inside and outside of Purdue University
  • Box @ Purdue - Cloud application for file storage and collaboration
  • Adobe Creative Cloud - Multimedia software suite available to faculty and staff for free with Named User Licensing, and to students at academic subscription pricing

 

TA Guidelines to Teaching Remotely

The TA Guidelines provide instructions for Teaching Assistants to best assist a remote course. These guidelines discuss:

  • Expectations
  • Logistics & Course Policies
  • Assessments and Grading
  • Teaching & Interaction
  • Internet Etiquette (Netiquette) & Moderation

 

Assistance

If you require any assistance, please contact the CS Instructional Support Team. 

 

Important Websites

The Protect Purdue program provides up-to-date information which covers general information, academic queries, and frequently asked questions related to COVID-19.

Purdue's Innovative Learning website has additional resources for teaching remotely.

Expense report details needed for travel affected by COVID-19.

For safety concerns related to COVID-19 please contact ehps@purdue.edu.

 


 

 

 

Last Updated: Mar 25, 2022 11:30 AM

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