Technology & Resources for Faculty

The following is a list of tools and technological resources available to help you successfully teach remote classes online.

Please contact helpdesk@oxy.edu for assistance on accessing any of the resources below or join any of the Academic Continuity Support Virtual Office Hours hosted by ITS & Library/CDLA.

A note about Fair Use

The definition of fair use has been expanded in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more about the expansion, and contact library@oxy.edu with questions.

Tools for Class Management & Communication

G-Suite Apps for Education

Gmail, Google Drive, Google Forms, Calendar, G-Chat, Google Groups, Classroom, and other tools to help you communicate and share content with students.
G-Suite Login
G-Suite Help

Moodle

Oxy's Learning Management System (LMS) that provides a convenient way for you to contact, deliver content to and assess your students.
Moodle Login
Moodle Help

 

PollEverywhere

An audience participation tool that can be used for online quizzes in real time.
PollEverywhere Login
PollEverywhere Help
Request Access to PollEverywhere

Email Listservs

Email lists to help you communicate with students via your Oxy email. All students, class year, course & section lists are automatically created.
Email Listserv Help

 

Video Tools

View a detailed overview of Oxy's video conferencing and online meeting solutions.

BlueJeans

Video and telephone conferencing system to help you teach classes synchronously, share recordings for later viewings, and host virtual office hours/conference calls.
BlueJeans Login (log in using your full Oxy email address, including @oxy.edu)
BlueJeans Overview
BlueJeans Help

Zoom

Zoom is an online video conference, meeting, and webinar platform.
Zoom Login
Zoom Overview
Zoom Help

 

Google Meet

For group chats and video conferences via Google's G-Suite of tools.
Google Meet Login
Google Meet Help

Panopto

Panopto is a cloud-based platform for recording and sharing video content that seamlessly integrates with Moodle for video/audio course content.
Panopto Login
Panopto Help

 

Connecting to Oxy Services Remotely

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

To access the Occidental College network and on-campus resources from anywhere in the world.
VPN Login
VPN Help

Virtual Computer Lab

To provide remote access to software available in Oxy's computer labs for all faculty and students.
Virtual Computer Lab Help

Training Videos

Below are links to instructional videos for many of the tools and technologies available to help support your online teaching. You can also view the full library of video tutorials on Vimeo.

All Remote Teaching & Support Videos

Additional Resources

Adobe Creative Cloud available for student and faculty use for free until at least May 31

Free digital textbooks and learning materials available to Oxy students this spring

Academic Continuity Resource Checklist

Unsure of which tool to use for various teaching scenarios? View our academic continuity resource checklist for solutions to address common issues that may arise when teaching classes remotely.