Remote Teaching Resources.

Digital Learning & Innovation’s Educational Technology team hosts a series of remote teaching training sessions specifically for Boston University faculty. Register for an upcoming session or watch one of their training videos.

Ed Media has also mapped their instructional technology staff to specific courses (by departmental prefix), should you need to reach out for questions/help.  The staff members assigned to SPH courses, along with their BU email and cell numbers, are outlined below.


Zoom provides a robust platform for online collaboration and meetings, pairing full video and audio conferencing capabilities with content sharing and cloud recording. There are features in Zoom that allow instructors to replicate the classroom experience including:

Additional resources can be found in Ed Media’s Zoom Links and Guides.


Instructors can manage course materials online through Blackboard. Instructors can post documents, make announcements, send e-mail, and create online assessments. Students can access course documents, send files to their instructor, collaborate with their peers, and access grades directly. The Blackboard instructor guide provides detailed instructions for setting up a Blackboard site and utilizing the software effectively.

Blackboard Learn Help for Students 

Supporting Students

Maintaining an Inclusive Environment

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