Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

UH Hilo Distance Essentials for Remote Delivery

Student Resources

UH Learning During an Emergency information webpage.
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During this trying time, we encourage everyone, as much as possible, to deliver their courses with as much continuity as possible to the end of the semester. To aid in this transition, we have assembled a collection of tutorials and walkthroughs addressing the most asked subjects.

Remote Teaching Memos from the UH Hilo VCAA and DL Team

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You can reach us live via Zoom Mon-Fri, 10:00 to 2:00 at the UH Hilo Online Support Room

The UH Hilo Distance Learning Team

Table of Contents

2020 Summer Course Workshops - Online Course Development

The Remote Teaching Team compiled and assembled a series of online teaching presentations and workshops to assist faculty in transitioning their courses to an online format.

YouTube Playlist - 2020 Summer Course Development Workshop Videos  -   Handouts and Sample Docs

Individual Presentations w/ Handouts:

Updated 5/21/2020

Remote Teaching Overview and Strategies for Common Tasks

Patrick Smith is the Assistant Director of the Office of Extended and Distance Learning at Texas State University San Marcos. An Instructional designer, Patrick, has developed a series of workshops especially for UH Hilo to enhance distance learning and instructional excellence. From beginning on-line teaching to using specialized instructional technology tools, these workshops offer an array of ways to build faculty expertise and engage students.

Remote Teaching Overview and Strategies for Common Tasks

Updated 4/04/2020

Live Faculty Support

One-on-One Support via Zoom

Faculty who have questions or need guidance are invited to access the UH Hilo Online Support Room conducted through Zoom, a video conferencing application. This room can be accessed from your desktop, laptop, tablet, iPad, or smartphone.

Enter the UH Hilo Online Support Room - Zoom ID: 997770215 - (Mon-Fri, 10:00 to 2:00). Once you are in the room join audio when prompted so that you can speak with the facilitator.

One-on-One Support via Phone and Email

  • General assistance via phone is available by calling (808) 315-5353
  • Email the Remote Teaching and Learning Team at

Updated 5/26/2020

How to Videos and Written Tutorials for Basic Remote Teaching Tasks

How Do I Do... Videos Tools and Tutorials
Lectures Live Lectures - Google Meet

Screencast-O-Matic & YouTube
Live Lectures - Zoom & Google Meet - Software Comparison
Zoom - How Create a Secure Zoom Session
Recorded Lectures - Screencast-O-Matic & YouTube
Start with Laulima Setting-up Laulima Laulima
Assignments Collecting Laulima Assignments Laulima - Assignment Tool
Tests and Quizzes Tests and Quizzes Laulima - Test and Quizzes
Collaboration Facilitating Collaboration Laulima - Discussions and Private Messages
Essay Tests and Papers Turnitin Software Turnitin - Checks for Content Sharing in Long Form Essays and Papers
Grades Grading in Laulima Laulima - Gradebook Classic

Updated 4/21/2020

Helpful References and Resources for Teaching and Advising

Updated 5/28/2020

Articles and Resources for Teaching Courses and Labs Online

UH System Resources: Teaching and Learning during an Emergency

Updated 4/20/20

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