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COVID-related policy and resources

Academic policies: Find the latest University updates on teaching policies at Teach Anywhere.

Resources for remote work: UIT's Work Anywhere site provides technology resources, services, and equipment to enable the success of Stanford’s distributed workforce.

Returning to campus: The Cardinal Recovery site provides important updates about Stanford University's recovery and return-to-work efforts in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health and safety information: The Health Alerts site provides the Stanford community with important updates related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Teaching support services

One-on-one teaching consultation: Get personalized help from the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) planning your class or working through challenges.

Mid-term student feedback: Experts from CTL can help you gather meaningful feedback from your students to enhance your course and teaching.

Academic advising resources: These resources from Academic Advising can help you build a strong advising relationship, better understand academic policies affecting students, and support students through difficulty.

Teaching grants: Take advantage of the CTL grant programs designed for Stanford faculty and instructional teams.

 

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Technology

iPads: Borrow an iPad from CTL's iPads for Teaching program.

Cameras and microphones: Learn about borrowing media equipment for teaching. Contact your local IT or email capturesupport@lists.stanford.edu for more information.

Canvas: Visit LTS's GoCanvas website for comprehensive Canvas resources including tutorials, updates, and a blog.

Classroom technology: Visit LTS's Classrooms page for more information about equipment installed in classrooms.

Academic technology software: Visit LTS's Tool Status page for resources on the latest academic technology tools approved for use. The page also shows the status of tools currently under review and active pilots. Instructors can request a new tool be reviewed from the Review Process page.

Technology-enhanced pedagogy: CTL's Academic Technology Solutions Lab (ATSL) supports instructors in adopting pedagogies and strategies that make use of technology tools.

Zoom: Visit UIT's Zoom Video Conferencing support page. For immediate assistance call the Stanford Help Desk at (650-725-4357) and select option 5.

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Resources for your students

Tutoring, academic coaching, and study halls: Student Learning Programs provide a variety of services for students for improving their learning skills. 

Policy and FAQs: Re-Approaching Stanford is the one-stop-shop for COVID-19 policy information for undergraduates.

Internet and equipment: Lathrop Learning Hub can help students with tech support, internet, software, and equipment. 

Other needs: Connect your students with resources, offer some quick links for the right offices to help students with financial, psychological wellness and other needs.

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Professional development events

Center for Teaching and Learning: CTL offers a variety of programs and workshops throughout the year designed for faculty, instructors, TAs, and more.

TEACH Symposium: The TEACH Symposium is a week-long event each quarter that includes offerings from a variety of campus partners. The Teaching Commons Media Library (access with your Stanford Google account) has recordings of many previous TEACH Symposium sessions.

Teaching and Learning Hub, Graduate School of Business: The GSB's TLHub supports instructors in the GSB in delivering world-class educational experiences. The TLHub Events page includes upcoming events (GSB only) and recordings of past events (available to everyone).

Educational Technology, Stanford Medicine: EdTech is Stanford Medicine's in-house education, innovation, and production studio. See the EdTech workshops page for information about current offerings.

Professional Learning, Graduate School of Education: GSE research centers develop and oversee in-person and online research-based professional learning opportunities. 

Center to Support Excellence in Teaching, Graduate School of Education: CSET offers a range of professional learning experiences for instructors and educators. 

Canvas Support, Learning Technologies & Spaces: The Canvas support team offers  events and workshops about Canvas designed specifically for those in instructional roles. 

Academic Technology Community of Practice: The Academic Technology CoP offers monthly events such as academic technology demonstrations, field trips, professional networking with the ATXpo consortium, local Meetups, as well as purely social gatherings.