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Department of Genetics


Teaching Guidance

There have been lots of changes in the way that We have collected a range of documents, useful links and hints & tips to support you in providing online, remote and hybrid teaching. If you have any questions or enquiries about this page, please email

For 2021/22, the University has stated that all teaching needs to be planned for in-person teaching with all information available online. It is recommended that teaching staff test out the technology to be used for recording well in advance of having to use it. Here are two emails from the Pro-Vice Chancillor and NST Management Committee regarding the teaching for 2021/22.

Video recordings can be created using the Panopto system and delivered to students via Moodle, alongside your other course materials. The following links provide useful instructions on how to use Panopto:

If you have any questions or enquiries about using Panopto or Moodle, then please use the contact details below for further advice and assistance.

Support Contacts
Lecture Capture -
Moodle -
General Policy -


A number of other resources are also available and can be found below:

Links from the Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning

Links from the Disability Resource Centre

Links from UIS

Central University Policies


Securing your Zoom Meetings - This is a PDF from the Zoom website with hints and tips on how to keep your meetings safe.

Set up a Poll in Zoom - Step by step instructions, with pictures and a video, on how to set up Polls in Meetings.

Transfering Host rights, personal meetings rooms and more information can be found on the Gurdon Webpage.