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Remote Teaching FAQs

Make sure you’re prepared for the fall semester. The UM Office of eLearning has many resources available to assist you. Topics include online proctoring, Zoom, Canvas, Voice Thread. For a list of available training, go to

Upcoming teaching seminar and workshops:

A course designed to help students learn how to learn online is available in Canvas. Students and faculty are automatically enrolled in the course. Access the Learning to Learn Online course.

As part of the reopening of the campus, one of the first steps is a gradual phase in of research laboratories. Since March 23, essential research laboratories (Type A and B) have remained operational with restricted access. On April 27, additional labs (Type C1) will be considered for access with another planned phase in (Type C2) on May 11.

Read the MemoEssential Lab Activity Form 

No. You should not come to campus to teach your class. You should teach from home. You can join the Zoom meeting remotely, the same way your students will, and teach from Zoom.

For those using IT Media Services, you can find the link to join the Zoom meeting in the class channel in Media Space at Please send an email to to inform them you are teaching remotely so that they may be prepared for that style of production.

If you are not utilizing IT Media Services in your production, you must record your Zoom ro Panopto presentation and post it in Canvas for students to access. Please use Panopto for all standard asynchronous recordings. 

The S&T campus is working to have classrooms available for faculty who need to come to campus to teach their classes. Contact the Registrar’s Office at for more information.

It is recommended that faculty use Zoom for all synchronous activities; office hours, live lecture delivery, etc., and use Panopto for all standard asynchronous recordings. Contact IT Media Services to discuss the best option for your course.  Email

Yes, S&T asks that you utilize Panopto in Canvas to record your classes.<

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Recent Zoom updates will help create a more secure environment in your meetings and virtual classrooms. Read more.

The CAFÉ open office hours are 10-11 a.m. on Tuesdays and 1-2 p.m. on Fridays for instructors to “drop in” and get assistance. Join CAFE via Zoom during these office hours at The CAFE staff are also available to meet online via Zoom by appointment. Contact the center at or 573-341-6713.

New to Canvas and not sure what features to use? Watch this video for tips on moving fully online.

  • Faculty must directly communicate with their students through Canvas regarding how they are to access their courses moving forward. For office hours, please use Zoom.
  • Zoom Support:
  • Yes. A Canvas course is created for every course at S&T. Faculty are required to provide course information, recordings, curriculum updates, etc., in Canvas for your students to access.

To make sure your Canvas course is accessible to all learners and is ADA compliant,

  • For questions about testing accommodations, contact Student Disability Services at or (573) 341-6655.
  • The Testing Center is not open at this time and is not able to proctor in-person tests. However, Student Disability Services advisors are available to discuss testing accommodations and their implementation
  • ProctorU:
    • ProctorU Information (pdf)
    • With so many universities across the nation moving coursework online, ProctorU services will be limited. Faculty are requested to review various testing options that will yield the same learning results as monitored testing. This includes non-monitored testing (i.e. open books, notes, take-home exams, timed tests, or Canvas quizzes).

The campus has issued an enhanced leave policy for those unable to work through telework options. View UM President's message: Enhanced HR policies for employees systemwide.

Am I able to forward my office phone?

Faculty working remote may request the purchase of additional equipment, such as webcams, wacom tablets, and replacement laptop batteries. Submit request form at  For questions, contact IT Help Desk at 573-341-4357 or submit a ticket online at

No. Students are not allowed to be in the classroom while you’re recording your classroom lecture. 

Gatherings are limited to 10 people. It is recommended that you meet virtually. You can download Zoom Pro, videoconferencing software, for free. Learn more about Zoom or install the software with instructions from the Audio and Web Conferencing webpage.

This checklist for online courses was developed in conjunction with UM System eLearning, but is tailored for S&T instructors: It is also linked to the CAFE Tips for Teaching and Working remotely page

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Coronavirus Information

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