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Zoom default recording changes Effective March 26th 2021

March 15, 2021 by | Technology

Effective March 26th, 2021, Chapman will be changing the default cloud recording to: Record active speaker with shared screen. This change will provide a better viewing experience in Canvas for Students. Students will see only two options, audio and video. The prior default settings made five different files (speaker view, shared screen, gallery view, shared

Live Transcripts in Zoom For Faculty and Zoom Hosts

March 2, 2021 by | Zoom

Live Captions and transcripts can now be turned on in your Zoom meetings. The meeting does not need to be recorded to use this feature. Just open the meeting as the Host and click on the Live Transcript icon at the bottom of the page.   Turn this feature on by clicking on Enable Auto-Transcription

Zoom Chat Tricks Teaching Tips Thursdays

February 12, 2021 by | Pedagogy

Did you miss our first installment of Teaching Tips Thursdays? Here is a quick rundown of what we covered: If you’d like to watch the entire presentation, the video and slide deck are now available. If you only want the slide deck. See all our upcoming topics.

3 Zoom Features to Enhance Virtual Class Meetings

February 9, 2021 by | Faculty

Dear Chapman University faculty, I would like to share 3 new Zoom features with you that will enhance your students’ experience and allow you to share your content easier. To ensure you can use these features, please make sure your Zoom application is up to date. 1- Virtual Seating Chart: Zoom’s gallery view allows you

Workshop Wrap Up – Planning for the Unknowns (and Knowns) of Future Semesters Helpful links, resources, and more

February 8, 2021 by | Technology

To wrap up the 2021 January Conference on Teaching, Kimberly Welch, Instructional Consultant, hosted a workshop focused on how to plan for future semesters. The workshop provided participants with resources to help them personally plan for success, ways to engage students wherever they are, and practical activity ideas and resources to fit their instructional needs.

Teaching Tips Thursdays A new series from your ETS/IETL team

February 8, 2021 by | Training

Join the team from Educational Technology Services (ETS) and the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (IETL) every Thursday for a new series on teaching tips. These short sessions will offer you the opportunity to try out a new teaching strategy and obtain resources to explore further. 2/11 — Zoom Chat Tricks for Increased

Solve some Zoom frustration by only sharing part of your screen

February 5, 2021 by | Zoom

I’ve gotten a few questions this week from instructors: I can’t see the students while sharing I can’t see the chat while sharing I have issues trying to share a PowerPoint and videos I use multiple screens and sharing isn’t working the way I want Sharing takes over my entire screen and I don’t like

Use the new self-select breakout room feature in Zoom

February 3, 2021 by | Zoom

Curious about the new self-select breakout room feature in Zoom?  IETL Ambassador, Ryan Allen from Attallah College of Educational Studies, explains how to save time in your next Zoom class by having students go to breakout rooms on their own, rather than being assigned.  

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