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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 …

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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. 

Faculty and Students should authenticate into Zoom, which is implemented campus-wide in every Canvas course. First, sign out of your existing Zoom account (if you have one). Then, go to the MyUSF Portal and select Zoom from the dropdown Tools …

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Old PowerPoint presentations that were recorded as Adobe Presentations several years ago rely on Flash, an obsolete technology that is set to expire in December, 2020.  Until then, these troubleshooting steps will allow users to see Adobe Presentations. One method:  …

Troubleshooting Powerpoints (Adobe Presentations) that use Flash Read More »

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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 …

What You Should Know About “Zoombombing” Read More »

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