SDSU Coronavirus (COVID-19) Virtual Instruction Resources
The information on this page is intended to help keep your course running as smoothly as possible during the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak. We hope you find these ideas and recommendations helpful.
Virtual Faculty Instructional Technology (FIT) Center Support
The Virtual FIT Center provides faculty with live support, via Zoom, for instructional tools such as Canvas. Our instructional technology consultants will meet with you to help you get started, show you how to use the application as a pedagogical tool and explain best practices. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us:
Virtual FIT Center*
M-F: 7:30am – 5:00pm
*Closed SDSU holidays
Contact Our Support Team via ServiceNow Service Portal
Please direct student support questions here
Self-Guided Instructional Resources
The Flexible Course Design Toolkit offers 18 modules to assist faculty with online, hybrid, and blended teaching skills and knowledge. Topics include fostering social presence within the online modality, promoting student engagement with in-video quizzing, collaborating with Google Workspace, utilizing an array of Canvas features, and other related tools and topics.
The Flexible Course Design Institute (Flex-CDI) offers the toolkit content, which is available as a resource that you can move through at your own pace. To preview the content of the Canvas course, please use the toolkit course link. To add this course to your Canvas account, please use the toolkit enroll link.
The Canvas Support Homeroom is a Canvas course with helpful resources regarding Canvas, including the SDSU Canvas Course Template. To preview the content of the Homeroom, please use the Canvas course link. To add this course to your courses, please use the Canvas enroll link.
You can also provide your students with this one-stop link for virtual support: https://academichelp.sdsu.edu/.
Up-to-Date Resources about Responding to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
SDSU has introduced an informational webpage on Coronavirus (COVID-19), which is regularly updated. Please visit this page for campus updates and additional information.
The CSU Chancellor’s Office has also established a CSU Coronavirus webpage where all communications, information, and resources can be found in one location. This site will be updated on a regular basis.
SDSU Emergency Resources
The SDSU Office of Emergency Preparedness is the home for emergency preparedness resources.
Virtual Teaching FAQ
SDSU Flexible Institute
SDSU Flexible Institute FAQ
Virtual Instruction Primer (VIP) Workshops
Virtual FIT Center Drop-In via Zoom
Contact Us via ServiceNow
Virtual Assessment Resources
Pedagogical Tips for Teaching Online
Testing and Assessment Tips
16 Tips for Testing
Virtual Teaching Resources
Academic Continuity Planning
Virtual Instruction Readiness Quiz
Syllabus Language for Virtual Instruction
Accessibility during Virtual Instruction
Virtual Support and Resources for Students
Zoom Tips for Students
SDSU Emergency Resources
SDSU Office of Emergency Preparedness
SDSU Coronavirus (COVID-19) Page