Whether you have just begun teaching online, or are experienced with a range of online course delivery platforms and practices, we hope you'll find inspiration and help from in these resources.
Web conferencing platforms
You can use Collaborate Ultra for synchronous web conferencing sessions within your course.
Collaborate Ultra in the classroom
CTET leads two workshops for instructors wanting to enhance learning in a virtual environment using Collaborate Ultra. The workshops are available for Royal Roads core and associate faculty:
Registration is online through Professional and Continuing Studies.
If you're a Royal Roads faculty member or instructor, contact faculty development for enrolment information and next steps.
Tools for engaging learning
You can use a range of tools to create asynchronous learning opportunities and activities. Students can participate in these on their own schedules within a course, and can engage multiple times to enhance their learning.
MyMedia is a Moodle-integrated tool that lets you and your students create, manage and share webcam recordings, audio recordings, narrated presentations (voice-over-PowerPoint), screen recordings, and video quizzes. Users can also save and share YouTube videos. Watch a short video about MyMedia.
- how to share a video or audio file in Moodle
- how to create a webcam recording
- how to create a voice-only recording
- how to create a screencast
- how to create a narrated presentation
- how to create an interactive video quiz
Padlet gives you a space to gather and share ideas online. It can be used for brainstorming, discussions, collaboration and more. Users can add text, images, videos and other media. Padlet can be integrated into Moodle.
- Introduction to Padlet (Padlet video)
- How to set up a Padlet – DIY option (KnowledgeBase article)
- Request a Padlet via CTET
Building your online teaching skills
Brush up on your teaching and facilitation skills, or get new ideas for your courses, with our regularly held workshops. They are open to all, and Royal Roads faculty and staff can attend for free. To learn more about RRU workshops, or to get the RRU discount code, contact CTET Faculty Development.
Learn more about online teaching and facilitation through these Royal Roads resources: