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Resources for Rapidly Moving a Course Online

Added on December 18, 2021 by Deanna Grogan and Joe Lipsett
Updated on December 22, 2021

In light of the announcement that Western will be delaying the start of term until January 10, 2022 and moving to a virtual format for the month of January, the Centre for Teaching and Learning and the eLearning Technology team have created this resource document to support instructors with this transition.  


Workshops and Drop-In Q&As 



  • Teaching with Microsoft Teams – Monday, Jan 4 (3 – 4pm): Register here  
  • Gradebook Tips and Q&A Drop-In – Tuesday, Jan 4 (10 – 11am): Register here  
  • Start of Semester OWL Checklist -- Tuesday, Jan 4 (11 am – 12 pm): Register here  
  • Alternative Assessments – Tuesday, Jan 4 (3 – 4pm): Register here  
  • Leading Engaging Synchronous Sessions – Wednesday, Jan 5 (11am – 12pm): Register here
  • Start of Semester OWL Checklist – Monday, Jan 10 (2-3pm): Register here  

Moving Content into OWL  

Online Assessments  

Online Engagement  

Synchronous Teaching  

Lecture Capture  

Student-facing resources  

Accessibility for Online Content