The Center for Teaching and Learning and Office of eLearning staff are ready to help you pivot to remote teaching via Canvas or Zoom. This page provides direction about how to get the help you need for teaching remotely. 

In-Person Workshops, trainings, and supported working sessions have now concluded. If you need help, please consider one of the virtual training sessions or reach out for individual consultation help below.


Virtual Workshops are coordinated centrally by the UM-System Office of eLearning on a variety of tools. These are hosted by our colleagues across the UM-System campuses and are open to any UMSL faculty or staff member. Registration is required for some webinars but not all. See the website for details as they unfold


How to get help with instructional design for your course in Canvas

Consult the pages at UM-System Office of eLearning,

You can also leverage the instructional design teams across the UM-System campuses by emailing this single account: . Your email will be routed to an instructional designer on your campus who’ll reach out as soon as possible.

Please also email your colleagues in the Center for Teaching and Learning if we can help. 

Faculty Helping Faculty

We have a cohort of amazing UMSL faculty who teach online and who have volunteered to help departmental colleagues with questions or assistance in Canvas or teaching online. Please reach out to your faculty colleague for help as needed.

Maureen Quigley Art & Design 
Bethany Zolman Biology 
Trey Kidd Biology 
Marc Spingola Biology 
Stephanie Van Stee Communication & Media 
Shannon Ahrndt Communication & Media 
Nazire Koc Computer Science 
Kate Watt English 
Scott McKelvie English 
Manon Allard-Kropp Foreign Languages (French) 
Anita Manion Political Science 
Ray Deppen Political Science 
Jill Delston Philosophy 
Larry Irons Sociology 
Tim Maher CCJ 
Ann Steffen Psychology 
Jeanne Allison English 
Jenny Nolan Anthropology 
Jim Craig Sociology 
Michael Smith Music 
Michael Costello Finance 
Mimi Duncan Information Systems and Technology 
Jill Bernard Bracy Supply Chain and Analytics 
Ekin Pellegrini Global Leadership and Management 
Seemantini Pathak Global Leadership and Management 
Alicia Hutchings Nursing 
Mary Edwin Education Sciences and Professional Programs 
Katie O'Daniels Education Preparation and Leadership 
Kim Baldus Honors 
Geri Friedline Honors