Instructional Continuity Guide

In the case of a campus closure and we are tasked with rapidly moving online, here are some helpful tips and resources for rapidly shifting to digital.


H5P is a website that allows users to make free interactive web content.


SoundCloud is a music and audio platform that allows users to upload and download content. Think YouTube but specifically for audio. Podcasters, musicians, comedians and more have grown SoundCloud into

First 5 Steps

If you are moving a course online midterm and are uncertain where to start, here are some first steps. Every CU course has a Canvas shell, and every CU employee/

Remote Access: DUO & VPN

If you are working remotely and are accessing the university's network, you have the option of using the virtual private network (VPN) or the virtual desktop VMware Horizon for remote

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams [] is a chat-centered workspace in Office 365 [] .  It is freely available to

Google Docs

Google Docs is a cloud-based word processor similar to Microsoft Word. It is easy to share and collaborate remotely on a document using Google Docs and it is free to

Google Voice

Google Voice is a free (International calls require purchasing credit) internet-based call forwarding solution that allows you to create a unique phone number that can be set to forward calls


WordPress is a content management system that offers both free and paid versions of it’s services. A large number of blogs and websites are run through WordPress. Get It


YouTube is the world’s largest video hosting/sharing site. YouTube sees more than 1.5 billion monthly users making it an ideal, familiar tool for many educators to host

Office 365

Office 365 is a subscription-based collection of Microsoft Office applications and cloud-based productivity services. At a minimum, the following tools are included: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Teams, Publisher, and


With a wide variety of plugins, Slack is more than just a way for teams to communicate online. Slack is a collaboration software that allows teams to create channels for