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Working from Home

This guide provides tips and tricks for navigating the challenges of working remotely.

For Members of CSM

IT Support for Staff and Faculty

Find tutorials, announcements, FAQs and general information about services provided by ITS Dept.

Technology Support for Student

Access support for WebSMART, Canvas, Student Email, and Google Apps. 

Student Technology Request

Find out how to check out technology from SMCCD.

CSM Learning Center

Online tutoring service

CSM San Mateo Athletic Club 

Join virtual exercise classes such as yoga, body conditioning, cardio sculpt, Zumba, Tai Chi and more.

SMCCCD Human Resources

Information about working remotely for SMCCCD during COVID-19.

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Tips for Students

Tips for Studying Online and at Home for University Students

Ways to regulate studying and utilize online lectures and seminars to their full potential. From Times Higher Education (THE).

10 Tips for Success in Online Classes

Tips and strategies to help you successfully navigate the transition to online learning.  From University of South Florida, College of Education.

Study Tips to Succeed as an Online Student (video)

Key steps you can take to make the most of an online learning environment. From Leiden University, Centre for Innovation.

Tips for Educators

4 Tips for Teachers Shifting to Teaching Online

An educator with experience in distance learning shares what he’s learned: Keep it simple, and build in as much contact as possible.  From Edutopia.

8 Tips for Teaching Online

Intuitive but important tips for preparing, maintaining, and teaching online. From Harvard Business Publishing.

Online Teaching Resources for Faculty

A resource guide created by CSM librarians for faculty teaching online.

Distance Learning: A Gently Curated Collection of Resources for Teachers

Created by Jennifer Gonzalez, teacher, author, and Editor-in-Chief at Cult of Pedagogy. In four parts, Jennifer addresses emotional and psychological issues; gets into the nuts and bolts of distance learning; shares tips and advice gathered from teachers in the field; and talks about specific problems that often come up in online learning.  Can be listened to as a podcast.