Adopting Online Teaching and Learning

In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, HKUST adopted online teaching and learning for classes since Spring 2019/2020. Below are training resources, good practices and guidelines to help you deliver your teaching in Zoom and assess your students using online exams in Canvas.

As the situation improves, HKUST has decided to switch to some form of mixed mode teaching for most classes in Fall 2020. Training resources, facilitation tips and set-up guidelines are included below to help you deliver mixed mode teaching.

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Mixed Mode Teaching
Training on Zoom Teaching
Good Practices and FAQs for Zoom Teaching
Pre-recorded video lectures to supplement Zoom teaching
Other collaboration tools in Canvas
Online Assessments
Have difficulties accessing Canvas
  • If you or your students are not able to access Canvas directly from a normal desktop, try the VPN service provided by ITSC.

  • If you or your students are currently located in Mainland China and are experiencing slow Internet performance, try the Proxy Service provided by ITSC.

  • Contact ITSC Service Desk at 2358-6200 or email if you have any questions on the VPN service and the Proxy Service.

  • Email to or call our hotline at 2358-8036 if you have questions on Canvas or Zoom.

updated on 17-08-2021 17:21