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Teach From Anywhere

This site provides a variety of resources and services to help you make the transition to teaching remotely.

Getting Started

This toolkit was developed to provide faculty with options to keep teaching and for faculty to consider providing options for students to support them as they keep learning.



Remote teaching scenarios based on the focus of the labs.

Good Practices

In this guide, you will find things to consider, good practices in remote teaching and learning, and time-tested strategies from our peers who regularly teach online courses in fully online programs.


Adapt assessments to fit remote teaching.


This guide is intended to help faculty to teach in accessible ways during remote teaching situations.





A handy readiness checklist to help you adapt to remote teaching.


Zoom is Dartmouth’s tool for synchronous video meeting, audio conferencing, and screen sharing.

Screensharing from Document Cameras and iOS Devices

Learn how to use Zoom to share screens from document cameras, iPhones and iPads.

Using Zoom for Live Class Sessions

Zoom makes it possible to have synchronous sessions, similar to a live class.  

Google Hangouts Meet

Google Hangouts Meet is similar to Zoom, and is available as a backup solution.


Canvas is Dartmouth’s primary learning management system and plays a pivotal role in our move to rapid remote teaching.

24/7 Support

Instructure has 24/7 support for Canvas. You may access this support via the Help button in your course. Articles and Guides are available in the Canvas Community.

    Additional Help

    For help with Canvas How-tos and Teaching and Learning consults email

    Setup Guide

    A quick reference crash course on getting a Canvas site up and running.


    Quizzes, Tests, and Exams

    Canvas has built-in quizzing for a vareity of assessment needs.


    Canvas has a forum-based discussion tool.

    Hypothesis Annotation

    Hypothesis brings discussion directly to course content by enabling students and teachers to add comments and start conversations in the margins of instructional texts and other resources.


    With VoiceThread, instructors and students can share and comment on documents using microphone, webcam, texting or phone.


    Gradescope is a tool for enhancing assignments, exams, and document workflows in your course.

    Screen Capture and Recording

    Kaltura Media

    Kaltura Capture Desktop and the Kaltura Course Media gallery allows you to record and share media with your students via Canvas.


    In macOS, the easiest way to create a recording without the other tools is to use the built-in QuickTime screen recording feature.


    The Zoom Video Conferencing Tool can also be used to record and share videos.

    Microsoft Windows 10

    In Windows 10, you can use the Game Bar and mode to record screen captures without installing additional tools.

    Backup: TechSmith Relay

    TechSmith Relay is a desktop recording and sharing platform that's available as a backup at Dartmouth.

    iOS and iPadOS

    In iOS 11 or later (and iPadOS), you can now use a built in screen-recording feature within the operating system.



    During the beginning of Spring term, we will be offering additional training and support for Zoom, Canvas, and TechSmith Relay. These will be offered as either new user training or drop-ins for more experienced users with specific questions.


    Other Questions

    For all other questions, either email department team lead from LDT/DCAL or email

    File Sharing and Collaboration

    Google Drive

    Google Drive make it easy to share and collaborate with documents, in the Dartmouth community.


    Slack is a chat tool, but also a platform for sharing files, videos, and other resources.


    Zoom video conferencing allows users to meet and collaborate virtually.

    Reflections from the Dartmouth Community

    "Focus on what is most important in your class, and get rid of the rest."

    Janice McCabe

    Associate Professor, Department of Sociology

    Updates and Latest News

    📰 Updates: Wednesday, April 8, 2020

    Good afternoon, We've been continually updating the Teaching Remotely website. Here are some of the most recent changes and highlights in case you missed them: We published a guide on using Hypothesis for collaborative annotation (and in Canvas).We published a guide...

    5 Ideas for Checking In with Your Students

    The lack of face to face connection that comes with remote teaching can be felt by instructors and students alike. Last week as the Spring term began, we heard many faculty members talk  about how much they miss eye contact and the opportunity for hallway...

    Hood Museum Resources for Remote Learning

    Authored by Kathy Hart and the Hood Museum staff. The Hood Museum of Art is here to support your spring term remote course. You can work withus to: Select images from the museum’s collection to supplement your course materialHave a museum staff member speak with your...

    📰 Updates: Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Good afternoon, We've continued to update numerous resources on the Teach Remotely website. The following are the highlights from the last couple of days: We are adding numerous training and drop-in opportunities on the basic tools (Canvas, TechSmith, and Zoom) on our...

    Dartmouth has formed a high-level task force to plan for and manage possible disruptions related to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, monitor recommendations, implement guidance, and communicate with our community.


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