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Canvas has an appointment-scheduling tool for setting up individual conferences with students.  The instructor uses the tool to schedule a series of time slots, and the students sign up for them on a first-come, first-serve basis.  The instructor should provide …

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Respondus Lockdown Browser is now available for online exams through the end of the semester. This application presents students from navigating to another website while they are taking an exam, and can be set to record a student with their …

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College of Arts and Sciences Elizabeth Davies provided this handout to recording a Zoom session written by Recreation & Sport Management Professor Jerome Gabriel. It is primarily for students but is applicable for instructors as well.

The new Simple Steps page is designed to answer basic questions of a “how to” nature.  These are no-frills tutorials that show just one thing at a time.  So, if you want to upload a video to Canvas Studio, there’s …

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Using waiting rooms, passwords, muting controls, and limiting screen sharing are steps users can take immediately as a protection against “zoombombing,” malicious posts and attacks that unwelcome hackers insert into active Zoom meetings.  That advice comes from Zoom CEO and …

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By Lirim Neziroski, Ph.D., MBA, Dean of Teaching and Learning Outcomes As USF continues with online instruction, you will likely need to create and administer an online exam.  This email describes a few options. Adopting an external online testing platform …

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