online teaching basics

take your classroom online

(in a hurry!)

tips, hints and moral support

structuring your course

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How to take your in-person course to online delivery in a way that makes sense for you and your students.

moving your lectures online

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From powerpoint to youtube, tips, tricks and hints for moving your lectures online and keeping students engaged.

making technology work for you

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A quick guide to the wonderful world of online tools that can support digital classrooms.

a bit of pizzazz

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Ready to add a bit of sparkle to your online classroom? Always wanted your own theme song or videos with (gasp!) title cards? Pizzazz away!

going digital, staying human

Going digital doesn’t have to mean losing our human touch. Advice and ideas on keeping your classroom warm in an online environment.

self-care in the online classroom (for teachers & students)

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From organising your time at home, to avoiding online distractions: Advice from teachers and students to care for yourselves in an online classroom. Plus, the One-Take Manifesto!

Watch a quick video on all the Online Teaching Basics website hopes to offer.

“Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we’re all in this together.”

~Brené Brown


Sara Bice is Associate Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy, College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. She is Associate Professor (Special International Guest) [I love that title!] at the School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing.

She loves to teach and is really enjoying the creativity that comes with setting up a digital classroom.

More about Sara’s ‘real job’


All information, ideas and advice are my own. This site is officially unofficial and does not represent the views or advice of any institutions with which I am associated. Please follow your institutions’ online teaching advice and guidelines.

taking it one online class at a time

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