ECC Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL)

Online Teaching Resources

CETL Online Teaching Toolkit

To support faculty in online and remote teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic, CETL has created an Online Teaching Toolkit of resources. The Toolkit includes instructional pages and also synchronous online workshop that faculty can register for through Colleage, using the provided course codes. Resource topics include Recording Videos, Holding Online Office Hours, Online Instructional Design, and more. The section also includes forums for posting any questions you have and a forum for sharing your own tips and strategies with your colleagues.

Communications from the TLSD Office

All communications from Dr. Peggy Heinrich, Vice-President of Teaching, Learning, and Student Development, to faculty regarding the Spring 2020 Instructional Continuity Plan and Fall 2020 Online instruction are archived on the Communications from VP of TLSD page of this site.

Distance Learning D2L Support

Resources and tips for utilizing our learning management system, Desire2Learn (D2L), can be found on the Distance Learning office's D2L Tutorials Page and Brightspace's D2L Essentials Page. The Instructional Improvement & Distance Learning Team can be contacted for additional D2L support, and Brightspace can be contacted directly for D2L support by calling 1-877-325-7778.

Additional resources and tips for facilitating class remotely can be found on the Online Teaching Toolkit of this site. In addition to suggestions for facilitating class remotely, the page includes a forum for posting any questions you have and a forum for sharing your own tips and strategies with your colleagues.

The ECC Remote Hub

The ECC Remote Hub provides a compilation of various resources for faculty, students, and ECC employees.

For additional questions and suggestions on online teaching in a remote setting, contact Tyler Roeger, Director of CETL, at


Welcome to the online space of the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL). Here, you'll find information on CETL workshops and other events and have access to numerous electronic resources, including links to articles on varied teaching practices and to sample course documents, like assignment sheets. Direct any questions or suggestions to Tyler Roeger, Director of CETL, at

Fall 2020 Programs

Techniques for Managing the Enhanced Classroom Sept 15- Oct 26 (Asynchronous Online)Course Code CFD 300 770
Online Instruction and Assessment PracticesOct 20- Dec 14 (Online)Course Code CFD 300 775
Beyond the Discussion Board, How Can I Engage Students Online?W Sept 23, 2020 9:00- 10:00am (CFD 403 300) orF Sept 25, 2020 2:00- 3:00pm (CFD 403 301)
How Can I Enhance the Impact of Feedback in Online Learning?W Oct 7, 2020 9:00- 10:00am (CFD 404 301) ORF Oct 9, 2020 2:00- 3:00pm (CFD 404 302)
How Can I Implement Universal Design for Learning in the Next 20 Minutes?W Oct 21, 2020 9:00- 10:00am (CFD 412 302) ORF Oct 23, 2020 2:00- 3:00pm (CFD 412 303) Should I Encourage Experiential Learning During Class? How?W Nov 11, 2020 9:00- 10:00am (CFD 408 301) ORF Nov 13, 2020 2:00- 3:00pm (CFD 408 302)
How Can Grading Policy Options Influence Student Learning?W Nov 18, 2020 9:00- 10:00am (CFD 404 303) ORF Nov 20, 2020 2:00- 3:00pm (CFD 404 304)
How Do Infuse Equity into Any Online Class?W Dec 2, 2020 9:00- 10:00am (CFD 406 301) ORF Dec 4, 2020 3:00- 4:00pm (CFD 406 302)

CETL Contact Info

email: Tyler Roeger at troeger@elgin.eduphone: (847) 214-7696office: Building C Room 222 (2nd floor of the library, near the Tutoring Center)