Teaching & Design in Online Settings

Websites

Teaching online/remotely. Centre for Teaching Support and Innovation (CTSI), University of Toronto
As an instructor you may be planning to move one or more courses to a fully online/remote mode and facing a very short timeline for the coming term. This resource explores key considerations and provide examples and how-to guides for course planning.

COVID-19 resources. Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
This resource includes webinars, clinical training guides, COVID-19 Response Fund information, and a tip sheet on creating an optimal online learning environment. 

Online Teaching Resources. Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
This resource includes guidance for online teaching design, technologies, templates, webinars & workshops, and policies.

PGME online learning resources for COVID-19. Post-MD Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
This includes PGME COVID-19 clinical resources and the latest education messages.

PIVOTMedEd,  FacDevCanada (Canadian Medical Education Faculty Development Network)
Resources to help you pivot your medical education work online. Topics include online curriculum strategies, tools to create online materials, and faculty wellness.

Online teaching toolkit. Association of College and University Educators (ACUE)
To support instructors in making a quick transition to utilizing an online environment, ACUE offers resources and recommendations on six key topic areas: welcoming students to the online environment, managing your online presence, organizing your online course, planning and facilitating quality discussions, recording effective microlectures, and engaging students in readings and microlectures. Includes videos and downloadable guides.

Strategies for remote teaching. Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE), Centre for Extended Learning (CEL), Instructional Technologies and Media Services (IST-ITMS), Waterloo Library, University of Waterloo
Resources include a remote teaching course design checklist, including designing a/synchronous learning, preparing course content, preparing assessments, and engaging students in online activities.


Primers, Guides & Tip Sheets 

AMEE Guide 32: e-Learning in medical education

Getting started with active learning guide for remote classrooms. Teaching & Learning Commons, UC San Diego

The difference between emergency remote teaching and online learning. EDUCAUSE Review

Adventures in Teaching - Virtual Teaching - Facilitation Pearls in Small Group Setting, Office of Faculty Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, August 2020

Adventures in Teaching - Setting up an Optimizing the Virtual Learning Environment, Office of Faculty Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, September 2020


Videos

Virtual synchronous teaching using Zoom
Webinar, May 25, 2020. Centre for Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine at University of Toronto

Strategic 'pivoting' from in person to online: key considerations in designing and delivering virtual health professions education
Best Practice in Education Rounds (BPER), May 19, 2020. Centre for Faculty Development (CFD), Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto at Unity Health Toronto

Adaptive education: Developing competence in virtual care
Best Practice in Education Rounds (BPER), Jun 16, 2020. Centre for Faculty Development (CFD), Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto at Unity Health Toronto

COVID-19 webinars
Multiple webinars including topics such as assessment, student/faculty wellbeing, challenges & opportunities with online presenting, adapting practice, multiple dates. The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)

Creating podcasts for online teaching
Michael Wesch, Teaching Without Walls

From on site to on line presentations
Doug Buller, Wilson Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto at University Health Network



Articles

Reyna J. Twelve Tips for COVID-19 friendly learning design in medical education. MedEdPublish. 2020 May 20;9.

Sandars J, Correia R, Dankbaar M, de Jong P, Goh PS, Hege I, Masters K, Oh SY, Patel R, Premkumar K, Webb A. Twelve tips for rapidly migrating to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. MedEdPublish. 2020 Apr 29:3068.

Taha MH, Abdalla ME, Wadi M, Khalafalla H. Curriculum delivery in medical education during an emergency: A guide based on the responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. MedEdPublish. 2020 Apr 16;9.

Hodges C, Moore S, Lokee B, Trust T, Bond A. The Difference Between Emergency Remote Teaching and Online Learning. EDUCAUSE Review. 2020 Mar 27.