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Using your Zoom-enabled classroom Allow students to join synchronously or record a lecture for later viewing

September 10, 2021 by | Canvas

Steps for creating a Zoom link for students to either attend a class synchronously or for you to make a recording of a classroom presentation or lecture for later viewing. Direction from Provost Bouchard: Instructors are required to teach face-to-face in the classroom, while also providing alternate instruction for students who have an approved absence

I updated my Mac and can’t share my screen in Zoom!

September 6, 2021 by | Technology

If you have updated your Mac Operating System to macOS 10.14 Mojave or later, you need to authorize your computer to give permission to Zoom to use the computer’s microphone and camera, share the screen, or allow others to remotely control your desktop. This is due to increased security permissions in Mac Operating System. After

New Zoom Security – effective August 9, 2021 For Zoom Hosts

August 2, 2021 by | Zoom

On August 9th, Chapman will be requiring all Zoom meetings to be secured with one security option (either a Passcode or a Waiting Room). If you are already using a passcode for your meetings, nothing will change. If you have an existing meeting or schedule a new one without a passcode, Zoom will automatically add

Adding and sharing Pronouns in Zoom

July 7, 2021 by | Zoom

Zoom has added a new feature to share pronouns as a separate field. Previously, you had to include these as a part of your name. First, make sure your Zoom desktop client has been updated to the latest version. The prerequisite for the separate Pronouns field is 5.7.0 or higher. Visit https://zoom.us/download and choose your platform.

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

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