Academic Continuity Resource Checklist

Please contact helpdesk@oxy.edu for assistance on accessing any of the resources below.

Moodle - Learning Management System
Moodle Login | Moodle Help

PollEverywhere - Audience Participation Tool
PollEverywhere Login | PollEverywhere Help | Request Access to PollEverywhere

BlueJeans - Video & Telephone conferencing system
BlueJeans Login | BlueJeans OverveiewBlueJeans Help (login using your full Oxy email address, including @oxy.edu)

Zoom - Online video conference, meeting, and webinar platform
Zoom Login | Zoom Overview | Zoom Help

Panopto - A lecture-capture platform that supports asynchronous learning
Panopto Login | Panopto Help

G-Suite Apps for Education - Gmail, Google Drive, Google Forms, Calendar, G-Chat, Google Groups, Classroom
G-Suite Login | G-Suite Help

Email Listservs - All Students, Class Year, Course & Section lists are automatically created
Email Listserv Help

Virtual Private Network (VPN) - for access to network resources/Oxy on-premise resources
VPN Login | VPN Help

Fair Use during Covid-19 - the definition of fair use is expanded
Read More | contact library@oxy.edu with questions

Resource Checklist

This checklist is meant to address issues that may arise in the event of college closure or widespread or prolonged absences. You may also want to consider how these suggestions could be adapted for single absences (such as one student’s prolonged absence due to illness or your absence for a conference or due to illness).

Issues to Address Solutions

Establish a mode of communication to use in case of an emergency. Ensure students all have access to and are aware of this communication method.

  • GSuite Apps
  • BlueJeans
  • Zoom
  • Moodle
  • ListServs

Make your syllabus available digitally.

  • Moodle
  • Google Drive

Decide how you will distribute documents and readings during a disruption. Become familiar with the process of making PDFs from hard copies.

  • Moodle
  • Google Drive
  • ListServs

Designate a centralized place to collect student submissions.

  • Moodle
  • Google Drive
  • Google Form w/ File upload

Think about how you would continue class discussion in the event of a disruption.

  • G-Suite Apps
  • BlueJeans
  • Zoom
  • Moodle
  • Panopto
  • PollEverywhere

Consider capturing your lecture content for students to watch remotely.

  • Panopto
  • BlueJeans
  • Zoom
  • PowerPoint

Identify an option for holding class and/or office hours virtually. You can fall back on your chosen option if it is expected that several class periods will be missed.

  • BlueJeans
  • Zoom
  • Google Chat
  • Google Hangouts Meet
  • G-Suite Apps

Identify an option for handling quizzes and exams to be taken online.

  • Moodle
  • G-Suite Apps
  • PollEverywhere

Settle on an option for providing students with the opportunity to view grades and feedback on their work in the event of an emergency. (Official record and distribution of final course grades is done via my.Oxy)

  • Moodle
  • G-Suite Apps