Training Resources and Opportunities

The following opportunities are offered by the Center for Faculty Excellence.

Essentials for Remote Teaching and Learning

CFE Resource Updated for Spring 2021

Designed to help you make the transition to hybrid or remote teaching, this asynchronous course can be taken at your own pace, focusing on components most important to you. Learn more about research-based course design principles; Spring 2021 Modes of Teaching, aligning course goals/activities/assessments; facilitating student interactions with attention to diversity, equity and inclusion; and using best practices for grading and assessment. Visit the course enrollment page in Sakai.

UNC-CH Remote Teaching Field Notes

Many Carolina faculty have posted brief Field Notes to describe teaching strategies that have worked to enhance student engagement or learning in remote teaching and learning. Get ideas on easy-to-implement strategies or share your own examples. Share your teaching practice.

Conversations on Teaching

lunchtime series (Jan. 20, 27; Feb. 3, 10) 12:00pm – 12:50pm(EST)

Carolina faculty are finding creative solutions to engage students and teach well in remote teaching environments. Join any or all of these informal sessions to ask questions, share ideas, and compare notes with faculty colleagues and instructional support staff. Restricted to UNC-CH instructors. A weekly topic will be announced as an initial focus of discussion. Login and then Join via Zoom.

Lunch and Learn Sessions

Offered every Friday in January through the UNC System Office. More information here.

Panopto Training for UNC

More information on Panopto at UNC Chapel Hill

Upcoming Workshops

We will post upcoming workshops here. In most cases, Zoom meeting links will be sent via a reminder email at least one day prior to the Session and posted here on the Keep Teaching website. We encourage you to add the event to your own calendar.

Digital Accessibility Office (DAO)

To check for space availability and register, see the DAO calendar.

  • Jan. 21, 2021  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Social Media Accessibility
  • Jan. 27, 2021  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Digital Accessibility Awareness

Recordings of Previous Trainings

Resilient Teaching

Getting Organized: Using the Lessons Tool in Sakai

Assessment in Sakai: Assignments, Tests & Quizzes

Facilitating Synchronous Student Interaction with Remote Teaching

Facilitating Asynchronous Student Interaction with Remote Teaching

Preparing Your Course for HyFlex

Getting Started with Poll Everywhere

Digital Accessibility Office

Please check the Training Calendar for upcoming events.

Guides to Digital Tools

If you’re looking for step-by-step instructions about how to use Sakai, Zoom, video recording, and other digital tools, please see the Digital Solutions page.

Help Videos

Video guides to accessibility, library, Sakai, and other campus resources are available on the Help Videos page.

External Training Sources

REMOTE: Racial Equity in Online Education

This event has already occurred. Visit the USC Center for Urban Education website for session recordings.

For additional resources in pedagogy and best practices from conferences, university websites, and journals, please see the Best Practices page.