Setting Up a Website for a Class/Course
Stanford provides two recommended options for instructors to publish and maintain centrally-hosted websites for their for-credit classes.
Read more about University IT's Websites for Classes, uit.stanford.edu/guide/website/class
Email lists are created to simplify the communication with students. Using an email list will enable course assistants to send one email to the entire class. To get more information go to http://mailman.stanford.edu.
Video conferencing is another useful communication tool, especially for SCPD courses. Detailed information can be found at https://itservices.stanford.edu/service/videoconference.