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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 »

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.

Starting September 27, Zoom will require that all meetings have either a Passcode or a Waiting Room.  As you are in control of all of your meeting room settings, you may choose the best security options that will meet your …

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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 …

Tips for Webconferences when Internet is Congested Read More »

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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