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Polling in Zoom, as with other similar programs, is a way to canvas your attendees for their votes or to do a knowledge-assessment spot check.  The polling feature is easily accomplished, from the host’s perspective, as demonstrated in this 2 …

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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.

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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It is important to realize that you and your students are in this together.  To be yourself and to engage your students in the spirit of service, integrity, respect and compassion– USF’s core values– is to take ownership and responsibility …

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Internet congestion occurs when too many users are using the web at the same time, especially for bandwidth hogs such as video gaming… and webconferencing…  You cannot control what other users are doing, but you can take steps to make …

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This page presents the free version of Zoom whose popularity with faculty appears to be growing.  The free Zoom limits meetings to 40 minutes, so its usefulness must be reflected against that fact.  Nevertheless, Zoom does possess all of the …

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“BigBlueButton” is the brand name of the web-conferencing solution that is automatically available with Canvas.  You can find it under “Conferences” in the menu of your Canvas course shell.  The written steps that follow the video correlate with the times …

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All USF instructors, full-time or adjunct, may have access to Adobe Connect.  Contact DAT (815 740-5080 or dat@stfrancis.edu) to set up an account within minutes if you do not already have one.  Here is a video overview, followed by specific …

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To record and retrieve a recording of an Adobe Connect meeting and make it public, you need to be a meeting host.  The procedures that follow show you how to record a meeting, make it public, and then retrieve a …

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