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This is the #keepteaching site for faculty. Students of the Conservatory and Preparatory should visit the #keeplearning site at https://peabody.jhu.edu/keeplearning.

For more operational resources and reminders for faculty, please visit the Peabody Alerts page.

Getting Started with Remote Teaching at Peabody

In case of a campus closure, suspension of in-person instruction, or online-designated coursework, JHU and Peabody provide various resources for remote teaching. These same resources provide value any time a faculty member and their students cannot be co-located, or would like to collaborate asynchronously. Faculty will find a number of tools, resources, and techniques that can be adopted to ensure the quality of teaching in situations where physical proximity to students is not possible.

Below you will find guidance relevant to the different modes of teaching and learning that take place at Peabody along with an aggregation of useful links from our colleagues and partners around JHU.

Whether you need to provide resources to your students, convene them for a live online class session, conduct a 1-1 lesson, or assess students remotely, Peabody has a number of tools for your use.

Want to get started?

  1. View the Quick Start Guide for faculty!
  2. View extensive resources on these topics:
    Faculty Guide to Academic Instruction
    Faculty Guide to Applied Instruction
    Faculty Guide to Zoom
    Accessing the Library Remotely
  3. Visit JHU’s central resources at https://keepteaching.jhu.edu
  4. Keep reading for information about workshops, training, and open office hours.

Workshops and Open Office Hours

IT@Peabody offers drop-in training sessions for faculty. All sessions are available online.

Applied Instruction Workshops and Open Office Hours

For all applied instruction information, workshops, open office hours, and resources, please visit the Faculty Guide to Applied Instruction page.

Academic Instruction Workshops and Open Office Hours

All Academic Instruction workshops and open office hours are hosted by the Academic Technology and Instructional Design team (AT&ID) and can be accessed by faculty by visiting the Ask AT&ID Zoom space at https://peabody.jhu.edu/askATID.

See the full workshop schedule and sign up!

The workshops include:

  • Get Started with Blackboard: This session will provide an introduction and overview of Blackboard’s capabilities. It covers basic navigation in the Blackboard interface as well as how to add, organize, and modify course content.
  • Communicate & Collaborate: This session provides a survey of tools available in Blackboard to enhance course communication and collaboration, including announcements, discussion board, blog, journal, wiki, and other tools.
  • Assess Student Knowledge and Manage Grades: Learn how to create assignments that students can submit online, as well as create and manage online tests and surveys in Blackboard. We will also explore the grade center, including how to add items to the gradebook, calculate and weight grades, release grades to students, and download/upload grades.
  • Live Classrooms and Remote 1-1 Lessons: Learn how to use Zoom for both individual and class meetings. You can also record lectures and your screen for future use. 

AT&ID schedules open office hours so faculty who want to explore the resources and discuss online teaching can do so in a supportive environment. All open office hours are online-only via Zoom at https://peabody.jhu.edu/askATID.

June 15 – August 15
Mondays and Thursdays: 10am-12pm

Other times: By request – please use this form to schedule a different time with us.

AT&ID staff can also be available to join your department conversations or host your department for workshops. Please get in touch to discuss and coordinate.

General Help from IT@Peabody

Visit the main IT@Peabody site for more information.