The University supports a variety of online tools that will help maintain academic continuity in your classes. The first and foremost method to maintain contact with your students, and continue your classes is the use of our Learning Management System BrightspaceWithin our LMS you can email students, upload files, record lectures, and even conduct virtual classes.

Below you will find a list of resources and best practices for utilizing these tools, as well as contact information for further technology help should you need it.

For other types of support, please contact Terry Papillon, Betsy Sandlin, Emily Puckette, or Jordan Troisi.


Watch pre-recorded workshops, lectures, and other useful instructional resources in our repository.

Conducting an Online Class: The Basics

Where to start and how to conduct a virtual class meeting.

Conducting an Online Class: Additional Functions

Recurring vs. fixed meetings / Using Breakout Rooms

Recording Your Lectures

How to use Zoom to record your lectures and then upload them for your students to access at any time.

Recording with Panopto

Learn more about the University's lecture capture software here.

Screen Sharing / Student Presentations

Learn about the screen-share functionality in Zoom, which is conducive to student virtual presentations.

Instructions for Students

Send your students to this page for instructions to join your virtual classroom.

Virtual Whiteboarding

Some recommend tools for using virtual whiteboards within online classes.

Pedagogy: Best Practices for Teaching Remotely

Basic guidelines and additional resources for teaching remotely.

Library E-Resources

A collection of links and resources available from our duPont library.

Provide Feedback

Do you have further questions? Tools to share? Provide feedback to the faculty support staff here.