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Changes to Spring Academic Calendar Fordham is modifying its academic calendar in anticipation of a national resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic this winter. Full Details

Resources for Flexible/Hybrid Teaching

Strategies and Assistance for Virtual Teaching

Online Proctoring

To help faculty prepare for final exams, here are three different ways to give an exam online:

When choosing an option, consider the following:

  • Technical complexity for students and instructor
  • Hardware and bandwidth requirements
  • Accessibility

Online Teaching Strategies

Staying in touch with your students is vital throughout any significant change in the schedule or administration of your class(es)—especially as a result of a crisis impacting all or part of campus. Learn about the different teaching strategies from the Office of Online Learning

You can find various Synchronous and Asynchronous tools to fit your teaching style, including Zoom.

Read about how other Fordham faculty teach online.

Equipment Loans for Virtual Teaching

If you need to borrow a laptop (Windows, Mac, Chromebooks), writing tablet, document camera, wireless microphone, or a webcam, contact IT Customer Care

Blackboard

Get a quick review of Blackboard Learn, Fordham's learning management system. Find out how to communicate with your students, share material, and more.

Teach remotely with Blackboard Collaborate, the video conferencing tool within Blackboard.

Assistance

Fordham IT and other departments are available for help and assistance.is available.

Fordham IT will be offering workshops via webinar over the next few weeks. RSVP for upcoming IT Workshops

Fordham IT offers one-on-one Q&A consultations to faculty on: 

Blackboard 
Zoom
Panopto

Please go to this Google calendar to book an appointment.  Please note, these sessions are for Q&A. If you’ve never used these tools or need a refresher, please attend one of Fordham IT’s workshops, first. If none of the times on the calendar work for you, or if you have questions on a topic not listed, feel free to reach out to ftc@fordham.edu.

Resources

Technology Resources include how to communicate with students, distribute course material, and collect student work online

Learning at a Distance is an online teaching blog with how-to videos and daily updates for Fordham faculty.