Learn how to transfer your teaching skills to an online context and start teaching online.


Getting started with online teaching


Useful tools and strategies


Buildning on research


Getting started with online teaching


How to teach online with Zoom

In a situation where more and more of us need to stay home, we need to find other ways to meet.  Here are some tips and advice for university teachers on what can be good to think about and do in online teaching with the e-meeting service Zoom.

Tips on how to teach with Zoom


Zoom Café — daily support

Open Question Time in both English and Swedish for you who have already started working with Zoom, but have encountered problems or have questions that you want to discuss with an experienced colleague.

Dates for Zoom Café - Daily support


Support in using Athena in teaching

On the staff web there are a number of web articles that help you set up a course in the Athena learning platform. Here is a compilation of some of them to help you find the right one and get started.

Support in using Athena in teaching


A quick guide to going online

A good guide in English to help you get started with online teaching quickly:

Going Online in a Hurry: What to Do and Where to Start. Article published by The Chronicle of Higher Education.


Share your tips on online teaching

Do you have good solutions for teaching online, tips on platforms to use, ideas for examination or for feedback?

Share them with your colleagues on this digital bulletin board


Useful tools and strategies


Keep in touch with your students

Meeting regularly with your students online and encouraging them to organize their own digital coffee break or study groups has proved valuable both for increased study motivation and to counteract dropout from education.

Enable your students to connect


Make your movie available to students online

Do you use film as an educational tool in your teaching? Here you find information on how you share the movie with your students online.

Ways to make your movie available online


Examination at a distance

Examining at a distance means special conditions and things to keep in mind. Here you find advice on what to think about before and after you switch to digital exam. The advice is inspired by an excellent guide produced by the Swedish agricultural university.

Guide on examination at a distance


Teaching in Seminars

Want to organize an interactive seminar where your students discuss and reflect on problems and / or issues? Here you find tips and principles for creating a good climate in your seminar, wheter it is held online or on campus.

Educational tips and principles for a good seminar climate


Online Supervision

Supervision at all levels can be done via Zoom, Skype or equivalent. It can happen asynchronously and synchronously. But it is important to establish contact, which is often best done through video or physical meetings, as it facilitates communication.

Things to keep in mind when supervising


Buildning on research

Using Design Patterns to develop teaching through Athena

Any way of using or organizing functions in Athena can be expressed in terms of 'Design'. When many users use roughly the same kind of design you could call it a 'Design Pattern'.

Learn more about the Design Patterns for Athena in the University's database


Research on online vs. campus-based teaching

Research on online teaching compared to campus-based teaching is not unambiguous. However, there is a lot of research that shows that when online teaching is organized to take advantage of the opportunities it offers, you can in many cases achieve more than in 'regular' campus teaching.

Read more about research on online vs. campus-based teaching


Three strategies for good online teaching

A recently published research review shows that collaborative learning, simulation and games, and interactive multimedia are strategies that work best in online courses with a large number of students. The article analyzes publications that studied different strategies in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), but the results are also applicable to other online courses, regardless of the number of students.

Three strategies for good online teaching