Technology for remote learning

Information on getting started and staying up to date on devices and software, as well as tips on instruction, course development, assignments, exams and other topics.

Frequently asked questions

  • To help faculty and teaching assistants get started, A Beginner’s Guide to Remote Instruction gives the basics on the necessary technology and how to shape an online course. That guide is part of UCLA Common Collaboration and Learning Environment’s Resources for Teaching Remotely, which covers everything from course content and Zoom lecturing to proctoring exams and assessment tips. Quickly Moving to Remote Teaching is another good resource for instructors.
  • UCLA’s Planning for Academic Continuity page is the campus’s central hub for up-to-date news and resources related to remote instruction. Faculty are encouraged to check the site regularly for the latest on technology, teaching strategies and messages from the campus administration pertaining to online learning.
  • The Copyright Concerns and Remote Teaching page addresses copyright issues around remote learning — including questions about recording video of yourself, the use of audio and video in lectures, and sharing copies of course materials with students.
  • UCLA offers online teaching workshops for faculty and TAs.
  • The Center for the Advancement of Teaching’s quarterly training workshops for TAs are being held online.
  • To help members of the UCLA community manage Zoom security — including preventing unwanted intrusions during remote classes and meetings — the Office of the Administrative Vice Chancellor has published guidance on Zoom security settings.
  • Information Technology Services also offers guidance on Zoom updates, including which of the platform’s features are approved for use at UCLA. 

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