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Remote Teaching FAQs

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

For more information: 

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.

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,

  • 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

Yes. Gatherings are now limited to 35 participants. For more on gatherings, go to 

You can also continue to meet virtually through Zoom. Learn more about Zoom at

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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