This site was developed for the spring transition, but still contains great info such as a Quick Start Guide and other resources for faculty and students. Reference additional resources below.

Common Questions

What software is accessible from what countries?

Please review the “Overseas Technology Access” page at this link.

Canvas Faculty Support

Faculty have various options for Canvas support and questions.

Video Production Support

Faculty have various options for production to create instructional videos that include (a) DIY instructions, (b) Kaltura Recording Studio, and (c) Instructional Video Support Services.

Integrating the Library into Canvas

A guide for helping faculty and instructors integrate library resources and librarians into a Canvas Course.

Technology Support

These are technical help contacts and methods you can use during the COVID-19 challenges we are experiencing.

Technical Resources

The following are online tools that can help during a prolonged disruption. The Sam Fox School strongly advocates for using Canvas, Microsoft Office, Box, and Zoom. These tools are part of the WashU IT ecosystem and thus have dedicated support resources for learning how to use the tools.

Getting Started

While many online experiences are designed for a seminar-type delivery, we must also consider how to create studio-like experiences in the context of the Sam Fox School pedagogy and culture. When moving a class to an online-only format consider the following.

Online Syllabi Guide

The following are a set of considerations and questions when redesigning your syllabi during a disruption. This is an opportunity to work with constraints and be creative about how to engage your students in a space not traditionally used for teaching and learning in the arts.

Best Practices

The following are suggested ways to accomplish key tasks and address common challenges when delivering content to students online.