The Centre for Teaching and Learning supports all those who teach at the University of Oxford.
This page is a source of advice and guidance where teaching has been disrupted due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
At this challenging time, the guidance on this page will support you in adapting to teaching remotely.
Are you an academic who wants to use Panopto to pre-record lectures for your students? Or an administrator who needs to provide students with online learning materials?
We are running a number of introductory 'teaching remotely' webinar sessions to help staff to prepare for Trinity term. We’ll talk about the tools you can use for teaching, such as Microsoft Teams and Panopto, look at some of the guidance available, as well as answer any questions you might have. More details
Please see below for more detailed guidance on each of these tools.
Panopto (Replay): Getting started; Using Replay for remote learning
Canvas at Oxford: Using Panopto in Canvas
WebLearn: Manage your site
Schedule a Teams meeting:
Note: an integration of Teams within Canvas is now available.
Microsoft Teams: Getting started
Nexus 365: face-to-face course (IT Learning Centre)
Microsoft Teams: help and learning portal
Canvas at Oxford: Guide for academics, Assessing students (Assignments and Quizzes)
Canvas generic: Discussions; Assignments (video); Quizzes (video)
WebLearn: Discussion forums; Assignments, Quizzes (called ‘Tests’ – detailed guide)
Canvas at Oxford: Building courses in Canvas; Guide for academics;
Canvas generic: Instructor Resources
WebLearn: Overview of important tools (video demos); Resources (short guide); Resources (detailed guide); Lessons; Assignments
Download the Recommendations for teaching and learning remotely as PDF.
If the way you teach is not included in this guide, contact the Centre for Teaching and Learning with details of your teaching scenario. It will not be possible to replicate all forms of teaching remotely e.g. practicals and laboratories.
If you encounter any difficulties with any of the suggestions for teaching remotely, please phone the IT Service Desk (Tel: (01865) 6 12345). As well as resolving your problem, this will help us to improve our guidance.
Website: IT Help
Phone: 01865 6 12345
Help site: Overview
Help site: Replay
Canvas generic 24/7 help (phone, live chat) - click Help on left menu
Email Oxford support: email@example.com
Oxford Guidance for staff
Oxford Guidance for students
Canvas generic help guides and videos
Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice and updates
For general enquiries, please contact the CTL team at
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