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Alternatives to Face-to-Face Teaching Support

Sessions and Consultations

To ensure a smooth transition to teaching through an alternative course format, support through CETL and LTS is available.


Pick-up/Drop-off Hours
Online Sessions (Q & A and Canvas Tools)
Canvas Support
Collaborate Ultra
Video Creation Support
PowerPoint Audio Recording Sessions
Connect to University Resources from Home

Material Pick-up/Drop-off Hours

CETL, VLL 1142, will be open Monday - Friday from 1-3 p.m. for pick-up/drop-off of webcams and DVDs.

Important: A Blugold ID is required to access Vicki Lord Larson Hall from McIntyre Library’s Garfield entrance or the breezeway entrance between Vicki Lord Larson and Schofield Hall.

Online Open Q & A Sessions

CETL staff and LTS instructional designers will answer questions on alternatives to face-to-face teaching.

Join a session through this link.

Dial-in phone number: 1-571-392-7650 PIN 422 539 8951

  • March 31 from 9-10 a.m.
  • April 1 from 9-10 a.m.
  • April 2 from 9-10 a.m.
  • April 3 from 9-10 a.m.

Canvas Tools Sessions

All sessions from 1:00-1:45 p.m. Join any of the following sessions through this link.

Dial-in phone number: 1-571-392-7650 PIN 422 539 8951

Assignments and Grades

  • April 1
  • April 7
  • April 13
  • April 17


  • April 2
  • April 8
  • April 14
  • April 20


  • April 3
  • April 9
  • April 15
  • April 21
  • April 23


  • April 6
  • April 10
  • April 16
  • April 22
  • April 24


Get help from CETL staff as you begin to adapt your course for an alternative format.

Email for a one-on-one consult.

Canvas Support

Contact Tiffany Lewis, Canvas Coordinator (, to set up an appointment to learn how Canvas tools can help ease the transition to moving your course online in a short amount of time. Learn how to use Canvas do to the following:

  • Communicate with students
  • Post course materials
  • Create assignments
  • Create quizzes
  • Post grades
  • And more!

Collaborate Ultra Support

Collaborate Ultra (integrated with Canvas) is a real-time video conferencing tool you can use during regular class times. It lets you add files like PowerPoint, share applications like a computer program or browser, and more to interact with students. Students can raise a virtual hand to ask a question and can send chat messages to you. Meetings can be recorded and watched later.

Contact Tiffany Lewis, Canvas Coordinator (, for an appointment.

Video Creation Support

Contact Avonlea Hanson, Instructional Designer (, for an appointment to learn how to create videos and options for finding videos.

Online PowerPoint Audio Recording Sessions

Register here for one of the following sessions from LTS Training to learn how to record audio in PowerPoint.

Join a session through this link.

  • March 31 from 1-2 p.m.
  • April 1 from 1-2 p.m.


Contact Training at for additional support.

Connect to University Resources from Home

Contact the Help Desk in VLL 1106, via telephone at 715-836-5711, or via email at for assistance with any of these options.

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