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Teach Anywhere
Best practices, tools, techniques, and how-to's for teaching blended, flipped, online, or remote classes

It's All About the Teacher... Anywhere

Teaching in a classroom, remotely, or a blend of the two is still teaching, and students respond positively to good teaching regardless of the framework it happens in. "Modality [classroom, online, blended, remote] is not as important as what instructors do within the modality.  When you control for the following teacher abilities—facilitation of learning; communication of ideas; respect and concern for students—you find these account for 97% of excellent ratings regardless of modality."

(Graham, 2020 citing Moskal, Dziuban, & Hartman, 2012 and Dziuban, Graham, Moskal, Norberg, & Sicilia, 2018)

Medium, Modality, and Method


Get Ready for Fall 2020

With BYU officially opening in the Fall, there will be a lot of adjustments and changes for faculty and students alike ( read the official statement here).

In addition to the Center for Teaching and Learning's ongoing webinars, BYU OIT is offering hour-long training throughout July and August to help professors prepare to use technology they may be unfamiliar with. The sessions cover blended classroom solutions, digital whiteboards, document cameras, and using Zoom.

Register for their technology training here.
See what technology is available in each classroom on campus.

Tips for Teaching Online

While getting started may feel intimidating, online teaching is not new. Learn about best practices from the following resources:

Good Practices for Online Learning Webinar - View Slides
Going Online in a Hurry: What to Do and Where to Start
How to Make Your Online Pivot Less Brutal
How to Be a Better Online Teacher: Advice Guide
What (Some) Students Are Saying about the Switch to Remote Teaching and Learning

Some colleges and departments are organizing resources that are specific to your needs, which we will begin posting here as we are notified.

Humanities Department Resources: https://remotehumanities.byu.edu/

Course Standards and Quality Checklists (adapted from BYU Online Standards)

Where to Get Help

Contacting the Teaching and Learning Consultant assigned to your college (below) is a great place to start. You also have access to a wide variety of free campus and online resources which you can link to from this site. Just click the links at the top of this page for detailed information.

Faculty who need hardware such as a laptop, webcam, annotation device, or other hardware resources should first check with their department CSRs to see if local resources are available for use. If department resources are not available, some limited supplies are available through the Office of Information Technology for checkout. Call 2-4000 to check availability and reserve hardware. If faculty are aware of students who do not have hardware to receive online instruction, they should instruct them to check out hardware from this same resource.

For any technical and software support needs, please contact OIT at 2-4000.

Teaching and Learning Consultants
Susan C Eliason
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Teaching and Learning Consultant


801-422-3236
susan_eliason@byu.edu
  • Law School
  • Marriott School
  • Nursing
  • Religious Education
Richard Swan
Richard Swan

Teaching and Learning Consultant/Associate Director


801-422- 9346
richard_swan@byu.edu
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Family, Home, and Social Sciences
  • Humanities
  • International and Area Studies
  • Maxwell Institute
Michael Johnson
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Teaching and Learning Consultant


801-422-2210
mc_johnson@byu.edu
  • Fine Arts and Communication
  • Life Sciences
  • Athletics
  • SWELL Courses
  • Academic Technology
Kenneth Plummer
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Teaching and Learning Consultant


801-623-9718
ken_plummer@byu.edu
  • Education
  • Library
  • Physical and Mathematical Sciences
  • Student Development
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Center for Teaching and Learning Associate Directors
Bryan Bradley
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Associate Director - Assessment Services


801-422-8194
bryan_bradley@byu.edu
  • Evaluation and Assessment
  • Testing Center
Richard Swan
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Associate Director - Teaching and Learning


801-422-9346
richard_swan@byu.edu
  • Graduate Studies
  • Undergraduate Education
Kirsten Thompson
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Associate Director - Academic Technology


801-422-8151
kirsten_thompson@byu.edu
  • Learning Suite
  • Student Ratings
  • Academic Technology
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