Instructor Tools

 

Communication Tools

As an instructor, you have a variety of ways to communicate with students enrolled in your course(s). Discover how to harness these eClass tools.

  • Forums  eClass
    Forums are a useful way to facilitate classroom discussion in an online discussion room format, and can be set up in a number of ways.
  • Messaging  eClass
    When sending messages to your students, you have two options within eClass. Learn more here.
  • Google Toolkit
    Our Google toolkit will help you get started with everything you need to know about using G Suite.
  • Google FAQ’s
    Access your account, get answers to Google’s commonly asked questions and find useful links.
  • Online Lecture Overview  eClass
    There are several centrally supported online lecture tools available at the U of A. These tools can add live discussion and dynamic interactions inside existing eClass courses or as separately scheduled events by email.

Collaborative Content Creation

Together, instructors and students can collaborate on creating wikis, glossaries and databases to tailor course content and suit specific needs.

  • Google Toolkit
    Our Google toolkit will help you get started with everything you need to know about using G Suite.
  • eClass Wikis  eClass
    Wikis are collaborative tools where you and your students can enter any type of content regarding any topic that you specify.
  • eClass Glossaries  eClass
    Glossaries allow you to develop a list of definitions for terms relevant to your course. Get started in creating yours.
  • eClass Databases  eClass
    Utilize databases to build a searchable collection of items within a course. Learn how here.