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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.

Using Zoom for Live Class Sessions

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

Screensharing from Document Cameras and iOS Devices

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

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.

    Screen Recording: iOS and iPadOS

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


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

    Training and Support


    We offer targeted 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.


    Teaching and Learning Design Support

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

    Library, Information, and Research Support

    For more information about the library's remote services, please visit the Using Library Resources for Remote Teaching & Research

    Technology Support

    For all other questions about general technology needs, visit the Dartmouth Services Portal.

    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

    Preparing for Fall this Summer

    Classes start September 14th. Between July 6th and then, there are 10 weeks. Here are some suggestions for how to take a little time each week to get your course ready to launch. Feel free to modify the timeline based on your availability and needs. Week 1 Do some...

    Summer Reading Lists

    Maybe you're not heading to the beach or building your usual reading list, but instead trying to focus your reading on preparing for the upcoming term. Here are two reading list suggestions from DCAL and Learning Design and Technology (ITC) teams, depending on where...

    Zoom Change: Password Requirement

    Beginning on Thursday, June 18, all newly scheduled Zoom meetings and webinars at Dartmouth will have a password applied by default and that password will be embedded in the meeting link. This new security precaution will be forced by Zoom later this summer so we are...

    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...

    Grading in the CT/NC environment

    Committee on Instruction Co-Chairs Lynn Patyk (Russian) and Robyn Milan (Physics), in consultation with DCAL, offer some thoughts on assessment within the credit/no credit parameters this term.If you would like to share your thoughts and experiences with your...

    🔖 Survey Your Students to Learn About Their Needs

    Kimberly Rogers (Sociology at Dartmouth) adapted this Google Form from Danya Glabau (NYU, Tandon School of Engineering). This can be a great way to teach with care and learn key information about your students.

    🔖 Remote Teaching & Learning with Dartmouth Library Resources

    The Dartmouth College Library compiled a resource to help with Remote Teaching & Learning with Library Resources. Some of the highlights include: Teaching Remotely with Library Resources E-ReservesDartDocCourse Specific Research GuidesLibrary Instruction via Zoom...

    Recent Posts

    Zoom Change: Password Requirement

    Beginning on Thursday, June 18, all newly scheduled Zoom meetings and webinars at Dartmouth will have a password applied by default and that password will be embedded in the meeting link. This new security precaution will be forced by Zoom later this summer so we are...

    📰 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...

    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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