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Working Remotely - Faculty

The below information aims to guide you through the process of continuing your teaching, even though you are unable to meet physically.

In general, try to communicate early and often, plan ahead, and follow-through with teaching.

Access Blackboard and enter your Pace credentials.

ITS hosts helpful webinars to walk you through the use of these essential tools, View a schedule of webinars hosted by the Office of Academic Technology and Educational Media.

A Quick Start to Teaching Asynchronously with Blackboard is also available for those wishing to make content available asynchronously or to blend asynchronous and synchronous methods.

For assistance:

Academic Technology
Phone: (212) 346-1661, (914) 773-3664
Email: acadtech@pace.edu

Pace Help Desk
Phone: (914) 773-3333
Email: pacehelpdesk@pace.edu


Communicate with your class

Explain how you will tell students about changes to the class schedule or meeting format.
 

Create an announcement in your Blackboard course

Email students from within your Blackboard course

Plan ahead to maintain momentum

Create content that students can work with remotely at any time.
 

Upload files (e.g., readings, notes and PowerPoints) into your Blackboard course

Embed external videos into your Blackboard course

Create graded assignments, tests and discussions in Blackboard

Pre-record a presentation from your local computer

SET UP REMOTE DESKTOP AND PACE VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORK (VPN)

Library Resources and Support in your Courses

Provide feedback, assess student work and grade attendance

Stay engaged with students with graded Blackboard items
 

Grade Blackboard items

Accessibility

Online Test Proctoring via Respondus

Maintain class in real-time

Hold virtual office hours or a virtual course meeting
 

Zoom

COMMUNICATION & COLLABORATION

Use these tools to communicate and manage your work
 

Pace Email

Phone Calls and Voicemail

Communicate using skype

Zoom

Creating a Work Environment at Home

Working Securely From Home