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Durham University

Durham Centre for Academic Development

COVID-19 Response

Supporting Teaching & Learning

DCAD staff are working hard to support staff and students during these extraordinary times.
The following resources have been developed in conjunction with the Educational Development Unit at the Business School and the Dean of Education:

Following a successful summer pre-sessional delivered online to over 700 students at distance in China, this quick guide provides some top pedagogic tips for delivering classes online in China.

Training Courses

DCAD are running a series of training courses for staff.

The list includes:

  • SD369 An Introduction to Teaching and Learning Online
  • SD371 Designing digitally for active learning
  • SD372 Creating active learning modules in duo
  • SD376 Consultations with Digital Learning Team
  • SD373 Designing & Delivering Live Classes Online (this is being phased out, replacement courses below start w/b 21/9)
  • DS282 Introduction to Collaborate Ultra
  • DS283 Introduction to Teams for Teaching
  • DS284 Going Further with Teams for Teaching
  • DS285 Introduction to Zoom

For more details and to book a place use the the Academic Development (SD) Booking Pages and Digitial Skills (DS) Booking Pages.