Getting help – online and hybrid teaching
- Online & Hybrid Terminology: Unsure of the difference between hyflex and hybrid? Learn more about how the University of Michigan defines online teaching and learning
- Guides: Visit our guides to find step-by-step overviews of the essential components of teaching online.
- Academic Technology: UM’s Information Technology Services (ITS) clearinghouse on technology in the classroom. Learn more about Canvas and other digital tools.
Program Development Resources
The following resources are for units designing and developing online and hybrid program portfolios.
- The Playbook
Our Online & Hybrid Program Development Playbook outlines the program approval process, key compliance requirements, and common issues that are triggered by distance learning activities.
- Distance education disclosures page
Our Distance Education Disclosures page contains institutional policies and federally required notices that impact online students. This page includes statements concerning state authorization, licensure, data privacy, and protection policies, important considerations for international students, and related subjects. Academic units are encouraged to link to this page from program description or FAQ pages.
- Vendor partnerships
We partner with external vendors to provide critical services for our online and hybrid program portfolios. The following have established Master Services Agreements with us:
- Instructional/learning experience design services: iDesign, Inno-versity, Wiley
- Proctoring services: Examity and ProctorU
- Notice for Canvas Users: ProctorU is the only service integrated into Canvas at this time
- Information regarding establishing proctoring service for an academic unit
- Market analysis and feasibility research tools and services: Lightcast, Eduventures Research, Stamats, and Huron Consulting Group