Online Education Strategies

UBC Online Learning Resources

The Keep Teaching website supports faculty in developing their own strategies to continue to meet the needs of their courses online, if there are disruptions in on-campus teaching and learning.

Keep Teaching

CTLT Guiding Principles for Course Adaptations

This CTLT document outlines how to successfully adapt courses for online delivery, while continuing to offer learning experiences for our students that are as high quality as possible.

Guiding Principles

Centre for Teaching & Learning Resources

The goal of the Teaching Remotely pages is to give faculty enough support and resources to finish the Term. The pages are full of links for those who have the expertise and capacity to dive deeper into facilitating online learning.

Teaching Remotely

Kaltura is the video platform used by UBC.  Learn how you can enhance your online teaching and integrate Kaltura videos into Canvas.

Kaltura background

Self-paced training course on using Kaltura is available through Canvas.


APSC September 2020 Online Resources Documentation

Don’t Panic

Principles for Remote Invigilation

September 2020 Updates & Information

Sample Approaches to Academic Integrity in Syllabus

Exam Invigilation Workshop

CTL hosted an Exam Invigilation Workshop on November 12, 2020.

Workshop Recording Link

School of Engineering Resources

Solomon Tesfamariam and Yang Cao demonstrate how to use iPeer within Canvas

iPeer presentation


2020W Online Teaching Guidelines & Resources Session led by Yang Cao from August 10, 2020.

Yang mentioned a useful link to resources at the beginning of the session.

PPT Presentation

Presentation recording

Syllabus Template

Provost’s Academic Integrity Working group syllabus resources.  Note not all language will be appropriate for all courses, so choose and adapt what is most relevant to your course.

Syllabus resources

Academic Integrity discussion led by Laura Patterson from July 31, 2020.

PPT Presentation

Integrity Webinar

School Teaching Town Hall (Zoom conference) Recording from Monday June 29, 2020.


School of Engineering  Faculty Town Hall Discussion from Thursday October 8, 2020


Chronicle of High Education online teaching recommendations

teaching tips

View the Online Education Strategies workshop hosted by Laura Patterson and Ray Taheri on Monday March 16, 2020.

online strategies

View “How to create online content” YouTube workshop hosted by Ray Taheri.  Highlighting various software platforms that allow for the dissemination of pedagogy.

software options

School of Engineering Online Teaching Video Recommendations & Guidelines

Teaching with video guide

View Ray Taheri’s DYI Document Capture Camera Rig

DIY document camera

Faculty of Applied Science Resources

Learn how to Add Collaborate link to your Canvas course

Collaborate link

Simple intro to Collaborate Ultra

Collaborate Ultra

UBC IT Okanagan

UBC Studios Okanagan has equipment and services should you require additional assistance in preparing online courses.

UBC Studios

Canvas Quiz Training

Three online video tutorials are now available for faculty considering Canvas Quiz as an exam tool.  Topics include developing questions and solutions, importing questions and best practices.

Canvas Quiz Training Session #1 Video (led by Loïc Markley)

Canvas Quiz Training Session #2 Video (led by Ernest Goh)

Importing questions into Canvas Video (supplemental training)

Set-up formula questions how-to document

Best practices for online quiz document

2020 Retreat Online Teaching Tips & Tricks

Yang Cao moderates the session including a panel featuring Peter Newbury, Michelle Lamberson, Mehran Shirazi & Greg Courtice.

Full presentation video recording

Yang Cao’s Presentation

Peter Newbury’s Presentation

Mehran Shirazi’s Presentation

Greg Courtice Managing Stress Presentation

Video Capture resources

Communications Manager Sam Charles provided some training on the School’s two lecture/lab/tutorial video capture units

Training video

PPT presentation

Script Template

Online Teaching Program

The following links were provided by Yang Cao, associate director (Undergraduate Studies) in June 2020:

Transitioning to Online Teaching: A Blended Approach (week-long, cohort-based, facilitated, 10-12 hours of total time)

How to use Zoom:

Best Practice 2020 (work in progress):