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Guide to Hybrid & Online Teaching at JMU

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The most important best practice we can recommend is to keep student access to technology in mind

Students may not have access to the computing or internet resources necessary to engage in online learning after they transition to online learning away from campus. On-campus students have access to high-speed broadband and computer labs—but at home, some students may not have internet access beyond their cell phone plans. Some students may access Canvas via the student mobile app or do their work on Chromebooks, which have several limitations. Please work with your students if they are experiencing technology disruption to make it as easy as possible for them to participate.

Other best practices and advice we offer in this section include:icon

You may also find helpful information in these ebooks on online teaching, selected by JMU Librarians and CFI faculty.


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