What You Need to Know for Teaching in Fall 2020

Fall Courses

All fall courses will be delivered remotely. 

Online Development Checklist

Please refer to the Online Course Development Checklist as you plan your courses. It contains the essential steps around online course design and is the foundation of our training.


Revised Syllabus Template

We have created a revised syllabus template to include language around COVID-19 specific policies and practice; you can find that here.


Faculty Training and Support 

Full Academic Resources for teaching remotely Online Teaching can be found: here

It is recommended that all faculty sign up for the Faculty Training for Teaching Online. We are offering multiple sessions beginning August 17th, and will have one last session starting August 31. Please sign up ASAP if you intend to take the course so we can anticipate our capacity.

On the Hub you can find the registration form for the training course, as well as links to:

  • Learn LMS Request Form
  • Academic Remote Support (book 1-on-1 appointments or sign up for drop-in support)
  • Teaching and Learning Discussion Forums

More information is available on the Faculty Training and Support page, or go straight to the Hub.

Go to The Hub


Faculty Mental Health

Dealing with uncertain situations such as COVID-19 can take a serious toll on all of us. We would like to remind you that if navigating the current COVID-19 crisis is becoming difficult for you to manage, we encourage you to avail yourself to counseling services through the CalArts Employee Assistance Program (“EAP”) serviced by Anthem Blue Cross EAP. You may call them at: 800-999-7222. Please state our program name: CIA.