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Article Last Updated March 2020 There are several centrally supported online lecture tools available at the U of A. These tools can add live discussion and dynamic interactions inside existing eClass courses or as separately scheduled events by email. A...
Article Last Updated March 2020 PLEASE NOTE: Pre-recording lectures and providing them through eClass is one of the recommended strategies as part of the U of A's shift to online courses [https://www.ualberta.ca/covid-19/instructors/teaching-during-time...
Article Last Updated May 2020 This article describes how instructors can create and launch Zoom meetings through their eClass course. Please note that while the main use for Zoom should be to support the shift to fully online delivery of courses, staff ...
Article Last Updated March 2020 Zoom is a synchronous presentation tool that allows instructors to use video, audio, and screen sharing to interact with students. This article describes the steps instructors will need to follow to get started and use th...
Article Last Updated March 2020 This article outlines recommended steps instructors should follow to ensure their online meetings are secure. The Zoom integration in eClass provides a very strong overall security mechanism but listed below are some addi...
Article Last Updated March 2020 This article outlines the preparation and practices students need to follow to access Zoom meetings. GETTING STARTED * Users will need to download the Zoom DESKTOP SOFTWARE OR MOBILE APP [HTTPS://ZOOM.US/DOWNLOAD] be...
Article Last Updated March 2020 _PLEASE NOTE: _DUE TO THE UNIVERSITY’S RESPONSE TO COVID-19 [https://www.ualberta.ca/services/health-centre/coronavirus-info/teaching-during-times-of-disruption/remote-delivery-begins-march-17.html], WE HAVE ACCELERATED T...
Article Last Updated May 2020 This article lists the current known issues, technical problems, and workarounds with Zoom online meetings. Any wider issues with the service are reported live on Zoom's server status page [https://status.zoom.us/]. Zoom ...
Article Last Updated March 2020 This article describes best practices for using Zoom safely and effectively. The list was compiled by educational developers at the Centre for Teaching and Learning and the most recent version of these recommendations is ...
Article Last Updated March 2020 Google Hangouts Meet [https://meet.google.com/] is a synchronous platform designed for live online video meetings with multiple users. This application is offered as a part of the U of A's google suite so is easily availa...
Article Last Updated March 2020 This article outlines how instructors can adjust their Zoom meeting preferences to suit their particular needs. It is recommended that instructors consult CTL's zoom usage guidelines [http://support.ctl.ualberta.ca/index.p...
Article Last Updated March 2020 The University Covid Response Team is recommending [https://www.ualberta.ca/services/health-centre/coronavirus-info/teaching-during-times-of-disruption/shifting-your-classes-online.html] that instructors who are new to de...
Article Last Updated March 2020 This article describes how to set up digital office hours using Google Calendar and Hangouts Meet. The process creates calendar appointment blocks and allows students to select to join specific time slots to meet via vide...
Article Last Updated March 2020 This article lists the current known issues and technical problems in Stream2 that are currently under investigation or have already been reported to the vendor for repairs. ISSUE SUMMARY KNOWN WORKAROUNDS It is ...
Article Last Updated March 2020 _PLEASE NOTE: _DUE TO THE UNIVERSITY’S RESPONSE TO COVID-19 [https://www.ualberta.ca/services/health-centre/coronavirus-info/teaching-during-times-of-disruption/remote-delivery-begins-march-17.html], WE HAVE ACCELERATED T...
Article Last Updated March 2020 This article lists the current known issues, technical problems, and workarounds with Google Meet online meetings. In addition to the U of A specific issues listed below, Google maintains up-to-date support resources for:...
Article Last Updated May 2020 This article describes how instructors can use the Stream2 Media suite to upload or record media into their course to allow students to easily access video content. Stream2 is an integrated cloud service that stores media f...
Article Last Updated April 2020 Instructors can provide closed captioning in their Zoom meeting where a designated person (often provided through the Accessibility Resources team [https://www.ualberta.ca/current-students/accessibility-resources/index.ht...
Article Last Updated May 2020 This article describes how instructors can use Google Jamboard though the UAlberta google tools suite. Jamboard is a collaborative digital whiteboard for capturing and sharing ideas. The platform features intelligent handwrit...