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Instructor Checklist - Engineering IT - Spring 2021


Please use the checklist below to make sure your class is successful with its information technology needs. For assistance with any of these resources, please contact us at or (217) 333-1313. Have a great semester!

1. Designate your course staff at (under “Edit staff”)

  • Use our self-service web tool to identify TAs and co-instructors. Enabling course staff here grants them access to all Engineering IT class administration functions (course file space, web hosting, adjusting class groups, etc.)

  • For help and more information on using Class Tools, see here:

2. Review Recommended Teaching Resources and Tools

3. Confirm your EWS lab reservations are scheduled - please note our computer labs are limited to 15 - 30% of their normal capacity due to COVID-19

  • If your course uses EWS labs for instruction, please confirm these reservations are present on our calendars. Be sure to check for recurring or one-time events.

  • View the calendar here:

  • If you wish to reserve the labs, please request a reservation through our web form, available at:

4. Confirm the software for your course is accessible and the A/V in the classrooms meets your needs.

5. Review course website hosting options.

  • Engineering IT offers several different web hosting options/platforms for courses (including HTML file hosting, wikis, and course management systems). Please review our offerings by clicking here

  • Even if you host your course website on another site, we recommend that you register its URL with us to make the site redirect.

6. Review Lecture recording options.

    For assistance with any of these resources, please contact us at or (217) 333-1313. Have a great semester!

    Keywords:EWS Start-of-Semester "instructor checklist"   Doc ID:97001
    Owner:Gina D.Group:University of Illinois Engineering IT
    Created:2020-01-09 12:16 CSTUpdated:2021-01-11 10:10 CST
    Sites:University of Illinois Engineering IT
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