Get ready to move from a face-to-face course to an online course!
Get ready to follow your course online!
Library Print Collection
Due to library closures, all physical library materials including books, journals, and videos are unavailable until further notice. This includes all print course reserves - your students will be unable to access them.
The Library can help you find digital/online alternatives for print course reserves, including buying electronic versions if available. Please email .
To request additional digital reserve material for courses, email your reading list to , with full bibliographic citations. Once processed, you can integrate your list of readings into Virtual Campus.
Resources for students
Students access classes using a link for each class. A list of all University of Ottawa class links is posted at University of Ottawa Adobe Connect Class Links.
The list will be updated as we work through the list of sessions created.
When using the guest URL student login as guest, please enter your name that will appear in the list of participants.
Brightspace Communication and Evaluation Tools
By clicking on the button below, you will find a wide range of documents describing and explaining how to effectively use Virtual Campus (powered by Brightspace). You can explore available communication tools, as well as tips on how to set up your course and browsers for a better online experience for you and your students.
- Suggestions to move classes online (PDF - Alison Flynn)
- Moving face-to-face classes online... FAST (Alison Flynn website)
- Tony Bates advice to those about to teach online
- Specific Resources available on D2L (Brightspace) website
- STLHE new website with resources
- Brightspace and accessibility
- Open Academic Continuity Resources (eCampus Ontario)
- Academic Integrity Strategies video from KPU
- Teams unofficial documentation prepared by Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau
- MS Teams on uOttawa IT website
- The steps and processes when converting assessments to online learning (YorkU)
Collaborative learning—when people work together in small groups to help each other learn—is considered an effective instructional approach. But research shows that the benefits of collaborative learning, both in-person and in the virtual classroom, are mixed (Kirschner et. al., 2011). In an effort to discover the cause of these inconsistent results, researchers have been studying the effects of collaborative learning on working memory.
Collaborate with your team and continue working as if you were in the Office. All you need are the right tools, and resources to work effectively . You can ensure business continuity through online collaboration and remote work, here are tips and guidelines to get you working remotely.