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Academic Continuity: Tips for Teaching Online

Key Items to Think About During Course Development

The following may help faculty work through the process of addressing academic continuity during course development and planning.

Recommendations/Tips for Online Delivery

This section provides faculty with information and tips on how to effectively deliver an online course. For more information or to schedule a consultation with a member of the ATC's Technology for Teaching & Learning Staff, contact

Syllabus Design

Clarify course expectations/logistics in the Syllabus. Be sure to think about how these might change if the University is closed for an extended period of time or if a significant portion of the class becomes ill. At a minimum, include the following:

Organizing Content in myWPI


Classroom Discussion

If your traditional face-to-face course includes a lot of interactive discussion, consider using the Discussion Board tool in myWPI.

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