Remote Teaching

Remote teaching
means face to face interactions will be replaced with online lectures/seminars or alternative activities directed through studentcentral. Module leaders will provide details of how the module is being transitioned through the studentcentral module area. Campus-based services are now available online.

A dedicated site is available for students: COVID-19 Student Update

Update: New page on Improving video and sound quality

Update: New resource on best practice for Remote Exams

Update: QAA Thematic Guidance on Practice and Lab-based Assessment (external site: pdf)

Remote Teaching Practice

Technologies to facilitate remote teaching

All of our learning technologies are available from anywhere so can be accessed by staff and students from home.

  1. studentcentral – all teaching materials, assessments and communication should continue to be delivered via studentcentral. See all studentcentral resources.
  2. Microsoft Teams – Microsoft teams is available to both staff and students via your office 365 accounts. It is an online tool that can facilitate online discussions and enable you to deliver live seminars and lectures to 250 students.
  3. Pre-recorded Lectures – If you choose to prerecord lectures you can record a narration over your Powerpoint Slides or use MediaLecture to make a screen recording. Link to slides from the pre-recording lectures workshop.
  4. eSubmission – any assessments or marking can be carried out as usual when using studentcentral assignments or Turnitin but make sure your students know  to contact the if experiencing any technical issues.
  5. Files – access and share files for yourself, your colleagues and your students

Additional practical advice about working from home

Personal Academic Tutors

Getting help

  • A range of face-to-face and online Teams workshops are available for Academic and Professional Services staff.
  • Go to the Remote Teaching Team to ask questions, share ideas and explore resources: use Teams join code: grki6bt
  • LTAs will be available at all times via a number of channels including their mobile phones, email and Microsoft Teams.
  • The servicedesk@brighton will continue to operate and should be yourself and students first point of contact for technical support.
  • There is a lot of guidance available on this blog as well as on the IS website and don’t forget that LinkedIn Learning is also available and has a number of tutorials on using Microsoft Teams.

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