Virtual Teaching (Faculty)

In response to COVID-19 and the decision to continue our Winter 2020 semester classes remotely, this Quick Guide is developed by Hilda Gregorian and Hanadi Alnawab with screen captures and best practices based on their own experiences running classes remotely. Please feel free to use what works for you.


  • Bookings App: Setting Office Hours through your Outlook calendar for students to book appointments with you (click here for screen caps)
  • Virtual meetings: Using Microsoft Teams, you can invite a student (or a small group) using their email address, and choose “Teams meeting” for the location (view screen cap)
  • Phone calls: Using Cisco Jabber, the phone call is from Humber’s number:
  • Online event: Using Collaborate Ultra from any previous course shell:
    • Create the session and share the Guest link with participants (view screen cap)

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra & Group Presentations (Hanadi)

Blackboard Assignments & Testing (Hilda)

CTL & Other Resources