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Zoom default recording changes Effective March 26th 2021

March 15, 2021 by | Canvas

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

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

Zoom Recordings copied daily to your Microsoft OneDrive

January 21, 2021 by | Zoom

Now that Zoom recordings expire after 120 days, it is good to know that all your Zoom recordings get backed up every day to the Chapman Microsoft OneDrive Cloud. These recordings remain both secure and private. Log into your Microsoft OneDrive account using your Chapman email and password using this link: https://onedrive.live.com/about/en-us/signin   Click on

Zoom Pro Tips

January 15, 2021 by | Zoom

Have you visited the Zoom blog lately? They offer frequent “pro tips” to take your Zoom skills to the next level.  Some recent posts to explore: Four new Zoom features educators can use to maximize teaching and learning Create a virtual seating chart Better support deaf and hard-of-hearing students Use multi-spotlight for better group presentations

Update Zoom to Access New Features

January 6, 2021 by | Zoom

If you haven’t updated Zoom recently, you are likely missing out on many new and improved features including: Enhanced breakout room capabilities Enhanced non-verbal feedback and reactions Raise hand feature is now available for hosts and co-hosts Improved security options If you need them, here are instructions on how to update Zoom.  Recent other blog

How can I learn more about HyFlex? Your link roundup

December 11, 2020 by | Zoom

Image Credit: GraphicSurfCom / Shutterstock.com © 2020 What is HyFlex? HyFlex is short for “hybrid flexible.”  The model includes options for in-person, synchronous online, and asynchronous online learning. Because students participate in a variety of ways, instructors need to ensure everyone is able to engage with the material. As EDUCAUSE points out in their article,

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