Author: datlearnit

We believe that technology works best when you have a say in what you choose to learn; and how and when you wish to learn it.  To that end, Academic Technology Support presents a Canvas-based module that allows you to …

Faculty Development At Your Own Pace Read More »

Tagged with: , , ,

For a consistent and reliable Zoom experience for students, it is recommended that instructors follow the steps shown in the checklist document.  The document is followed by a screencast of the procedures listed.

Tagged with: ,

To share a video with a specific individual in Canvas Studio, you select the video, click the sharing icon, choose people, and type in the name of the person to receive the video.  Click add and update, as shown in …

How to Share a Canvas Studio Video with a Person Read More »

For Staff and Administrators mostly.  Instructors should use their Canvas course Zoom to schedule course-related meetings.  But faculty may want to use the Zoom scheduling tool in Microsoft Outlook to schedule individual meetings with students.  The following screencast walks through …

Scheduling a Zoom Meeting with Outlook (USF email) Read More »

The editing window you use to create content is about to change.  Coming January, 2021, it will have enhanced features but it is important to become familiar with the ones you may use the most.  The infographic below shows you …

Coming soon: the new Canvas “Rich Content Editor” (RCE) Read More »

The decision whether to record a Zoom class session or lesson “to the Cloud” or to the local computer is not one to be taken lightly.  Our institutional Zoom account has a ceiling on the amount of recordings that can …

Zoom Recordings: to the Cloud, or Computer? A Discussion Read More »

It is desirable at times to pre-assign students to Break Out rooms in Zoom.  One way to do this is to upload a CSV file with the email addresses of students, but it is a cumbersome process to complete, as …

Create Pre-Assigned Breakout Rooms By Hand in Zoom Read More »

The Q Camera has been deployed to USF’s colleges for use in the classroom where voices need to be heard from far away.  There is a limited number and each college will need to sort out a means to share …

The Q2N-4K, “Qm” Webcam for superb audio Read More »

Here are the most important Zoom operations you should know. Authenticate properly into Zoom. Make sure your students authenticate into Zoom by importing “USF Zoom Authentication” from Canvas Commons into your course. Take attendance Using the Canvas attendance tool, and …

Key Zoom Operations for Faculty Read More »

Here are the student computer requirements for the Fall 2020 semester.