Using Zoom To Teach Online Mar 18 '20 Workshop for LAS by ATLAS
From Konstantinos Yfantis on 03/18/2020
The session provides a hands-on demonstration of the features of Zoom that instructors can use to teach, hold office hours, and collaborate with students. Zoom can be used either as a standalone platform or via the integrations within Moodle and Compass/Blackboard. The facilitators will illustrate the settings that are conducive to helping instructors teach including breakout rooms, polling, and student participation management tools. ATLAS strongly recommends that instructors follow the Provost's key guidelines as shared with faculty on March 13, 2020:…Read more Less…
- Faculty members are expected to make every effort to continue delivering their course(s). We recognize that some hands-on laboratory or performance courses might be difficult to continue. For those courses, we urge faculty to think creatively and consult colleagues to discuss ways to fulfill learning outcomes using alternative delivery methods.
- Courses must comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Student information, including grades, may not be shared via email. It is recommended that students use their university credentials to access course materials and instruction on approved platforms. (Information on U.S. Department of Education student privacy protections can be found here. )
- If you have students requiring disability accommodations, please work with DRES to ensure accessibility of your course.
- Only university-approved educational technologies should be utilized.
- Students may NOT be asked to pay for additional fees related to course delivery. This includes proctoring service fees.
- Any synchronous course sessions (such as Zoom, Skype for Business, Blackboard Collaborate) must be held during regularly scheduled class times.
- Be mindful of how teaching assistants are utilized in the alternative delivery plan. Current guidelines and restrictions on TA time and workload should be maintained.
- Please try to use the lowest bandwidth option that meets your instructional needs. Use Zoom only for interactive discussions. Do not use Zoom for classes of greater than 150 students. Use video, audio or text options for lecture delivery whenever possible.
- If you use Zoom, be sure to login to https://illinois.zoom.us to generate your account. Free accounts made directly on the Zoom website may have restricted bandwidth and do not allow as many participants.