Teaching Remotely Resources


MacPherson Institute's Teaching Remotely Guide

This guide provides an introduction to teaching remotely and shares best practices, tips and links to resources for teaching in virtual or online classrooms.

Teaching Recommendations For Winter 2021

Published last semester based on the findings of the Virtual Learning Task Force and the Fall Experience Survey

Guide to Tests and Exams in Avenue to Learn

Tests and Exams in Avenue to Learn

FHS Online Teaching Tips Sheet

Recommendations for Instructors based on McMaster’s 2020 Fall Experience Survey, FHS Data

Classroom & Collaborative Technologies

Visit this website for information on CSU service streams, such as: Learning Commons, Smart Classrooms, Digital Signage and Video/Web Conferencing.

Instructional Continuity

This webpage provides helpful content related to online teaching essentials, supported tools, alternative assessments, a schedule of upcoming virtual training events and frequently asked questions.


Camtasia is an all-in-one screen recorder and video editor. 

Camtasia 2020 makes it simple to record and create professional-looking videos on Windows and Mac.

Tutorials can be located here: https://www.techsmith.com/tutorial-camtasia.html 

Avenue to Learn Knowledge Base

A great tool for Faculty and Instructors who require assistance with their online course design.

MacPFD Team Site

This website provides high-quality digital faculty development for our McMaster Faculty of Health Sciences members in this time of uncertainty.

BBS Technology Resources for Instructors

The valuable technology information provided here is intended to help you support your students in your remote course delivery.

Accessibility Hub

Review the ways you can engage digital formats, technologies and platforms to enhance the accessibility and experience of individuals with disabilities, particularly those who use assistive technologies to online spaces.