Your instructors will let you know how your class goals will be accomplished with online learning. They have been working with their Departments, and campus instructional technology resources to continue to make learning available to you.
Below are the technologies and resources commonly used at the University of Arizona. If you will have difficulties fulfilling class requirements, discuss your options with your instructor.
Because each class is unique, your instructor may choose to use different technologies. The following technologies are commonly used.
D2L (Desire to Learn)
A central online hub for a class. Instructors may be adding audio/video, reading, quizzes, and other class activities here.
Audio/video conferencing with screen-sharing, chat, and other resources. Embeds in D2L. All students are advised to download because of its multiple uses.
Video and audio discussion boards for interactive and media-rich lectures, collaborations and discussions.
Interactive video player with active learning components that allow you to engage with videos and reflect on course content.
Collaboration and Storage
Google G Suite for Education
Docs, Sheets, and Slides online, and file storage in Drive. Access and share from anywhere. Included with your CatMail Google account.
Microsoft Office 365
Word, Excel, and PowerPoint online, and storage in One Drive. Access and share from anywhere.
Students on Tucson, Sierra Vista, and Phoenix campuses:
- UAWiFi is expected to continue without interruption.
- You are welcome to be on campus, as long as you maintain 6 foot distance from everyone else and do not gather anywhere with more than 4 people in a face-to-face setting.