Online Teaching Readiness

Message from Department Head Doug Ulmer:

Dear colleagues,

In order to assist you with a rapid transition to remote instruction, our staff has assembled this collection of resources. Our aim is that you will hold synchronous online meetings of your courses during regular course meeting times starting on March 18th. Please don't hesitate to contact staff members via the links below if you need help meeting this goal.

Best wishes, Doug

See University Resources below

TRAININGS Available this week

Practice with Gallery View and Breakout Room Proctoring :

Math 112 Gallery View Proctoring Training:

Need Help? Have Questions? Contact Us:

  1. Send an EMAIL. (

  • Email to ask questions that are easily answered in this venue.

  • Using this address ensures that multiple staff members can respond to your question.

  • Post in the #online-teaching-readiness channel for general questions/discussion.

  • Direct message any staff member, faculty, or grad student in the workspace with more specific questions.

  • Web version and phone app allow for notifications and ease of use in various formats.

  • Multiple staff members will monitor slack throughout the daytime hours (7 am - 5 pm), and will provide assistance with some wait time in the evening (5-9 pm).

Math Dept. Updates and Resources

Click here to visit our Coronavirus Resources & Updates Pages:

  • Employee Resources

  • Mental Health Resources

  • Technology Resources

  • University Updates


Are you ready to move your course online? ACCESS A STEP-BY-STEP CHECKLIST

  • How to make an announcement in D2L

  • How to add the Arizona Time Widget to D2L homepage

  • How to add a content module in D2L

  • How to Annotate: Evaluate Student Assignments in D2L


  • Accessing Zoom for use within D2L

  • How to create an instant Zoom meeting accessible to your students

  • Zoom Mechanics

    • How to create a Poll in Zoom

    • How to create a Breakout Room in Zoom

  • How to record a Zoom meeting

  • Making a Zoom recording available to your students in D2L

  • How to add exams for online proctoring

  • How to edit previously made exams

  • How to view which students are signed up for Exams