Online Teaching

Guides and resources to help with remote learning, student assessment and engagement.

Addressing Online Teaching Challenges: Strategies & Solutions

The coronavirus pandemic reshaped the educational landscape, disrupting familiar teaching methods.
6 min

Effective Academic Presentation Tips Your Students Need to Know

Delivering information in a manner that is clear, concise and insightful while providing an audience with great learning opportunities are important components for successful presentations. Today, presentation skills are a basic requirement of every field, and students must practise and aim for mastery in preparation for the workplace.
8 min

Motivating Students Who Receive Negative Feedback from Peers

"even at one of the most prestigious universities of the world, you cannot take student motivation for granted" (Van de Veen, 2015)
8 min

Using Technology to Encourage Critical Thinking Instead of Cheating

In light of the mass transition to online learning caused by the pandemic, academia has experienced major obstacles and dilemmas regarding instructional strategies and assessment procedures in remote environments.
7 min

Remote Education and the Benefits of Peer Learning to Mental Health

Remote Education and the Benefits of Peer Learning to Mental Health
7 min

Icebreakers for Remote Learning Environments

Icebreakers to help students ease back into academic life with online classes.
3 min

How to Re-Transition to Online Learning Following a COVID Outbreak

As schools begin to re-open, the threat of further COVID school closures remain. We breakdown the tips you need in case your in-person class is suddenly forced back online.
6 min

How to Prepare for the First Day of (Zoom) Class

Here are some tips to help you and your students prepare for online video classes
5 min

How to Stop Zoom Fatigue

Tips for professors & students on reducing the impact of Zoom Fatigue while studying online
7 min

How to Enhance Your LMS With Kritik

Learn how Kritik can be used alongside your LMS this semester to provide an enhanced learning experience for students.
6 min

How to Limit Cheating on Online Examinations

Learn tips on how to reduce the prevalence of cheating for your online exams.
5 min

How to Improve Student Engagement Outside of the Classroom

How to ensure students are engaged and interactive throughout the term, not just in your classroom.
5 min

Implementing Remote Class Discussions

Since in-person classes have come to a halt, it has become difficult to organize and run interactive activities like in-class discussions.
5 minutes

How to Convert Your Course Content Into Kritik Activities

Cumulative assignments can be transformed into smaller segments of peer evaluation that will ultimately help your students produce a higher quality final assignment.
6 minutes