Online Teaching Toolkit

Get the Right Tools

CUIT is available to answer questions and provide technical support.

Codio

Learning management platform for computer science education that provides infrasturcture as a service and an integrated development environment in the cloud

CourseWorks

Course management system offering tools and features in support of teaching, learning, and collaboration

NameCoach

Voice recorder that allows students and instructors to record the correct pronunciation of their name through a Canvas interface

Panopto

Secure video recording and hosting solution instructors can use to record lectures with their computers, including screen capturing the desktop with voice over

Poll Everywhere

Mobile solution that creates polls and collects responses via text, Twitter, or web

Qualtrics

Online survey-creating tool for academic, administrative and research purposes

Turnitin

Plagiarism detection tool for written assignments and papers

Zoom

Video conferencing platform featuring breakout rooms, Canvas integration, and support for Android and iOS mobile; CUIT offers training as well as tips for online teaching.

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Get Organized

The Center for Teaching and Learning offers a range of resources to help adapt to online teaching.

Adapt Your Teaching to Fully Online

Guidance for instructors who are adapting a face-to-face course to fully online

Teaching with CourseWorks

Overview of CourseWorks, which instructors can leverage in a fully online environment to manage discussions, assignments, grading, and exams

Teaching with Zoom

Overview of and introduction to teaching with Zoom

Zoom Tips and Strategies

Downloadable tip sheet for using Zoom as a classroom

Discussion Tips and Strategies

Downloadable tip sheet on facilitating discussion in an online teaching environment

For Graduate Students: Adapt Your Teaching

Resources to stay connected to students and maintain learning in classes

Remote Help

One-on-one support from CTL staff

Get Help

From the Center for Teaching and Learning

Call 212-854-9058 (dial the full number) or join via Zoom from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Morningside: columbiauniversity.zoom.us/my/ctlhelp
CUIMC: columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/758984456
Virtual Office Hours

For Zoom-related inquiries, email ColumbiaCTL+zoom@columbia.edu.

For CourseWorks-related inquiries, contact ColumbiaCTL+Courseworks@columbia.edu.

For general inquiries, contact CTL at 212-854-1692 or ColumbiaCTL@columbia.edu.

From CUIT

For IT support, contact the CUIT Service Desk:

By phone: 212-854-1919
In-person: CUIT Walk-in Center at 202 Philosophy Hall
By email (a service ticket will be created): askcuit@columbia.edu

Submit a Ticket Hours
Monday–Thursday: 7:30 am – 11:00 pm
Friday: 7:30 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday: 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm