Whether you’re using a smart phone, a laptop, or anything else, it’s easier than ever to record video. But that means it’s also easier than ever to make mistakes. So, this page is here to help you avoid the most common errors and learn 5 easy-to-follow best practices that will make your next video better.
Over the last several days, UT has made several changes to the security in Zoom to prevent unwanted visitors in our classes and meetings. And, that has also resulted in some confusion when trying to log in, join meetings, and more.
To try and alleviate some of that possible confusion, the screenshots below show you what it should look like when you log in and what options you should select.
A small number of UT faculty have reported unknown, and uninvited “guests” showing up at random in their Zoom meetings. And a small number of universities have also reported what’s now being called “Zoombombing”.
The chances of this happening to you are very low. But, it’s a good idea to know what steps you can take to prevent it in the first place AND what to do in case it DOES happen.
Please disable the Panopto Video link in your Canvas course(s). Instructions below.
Yesterday, 3/24/2020, the University enabled a new tool called Panopto in every Canvas course.
However, under the circumstances, you probably don’t have hours of free time to spend learning how to use it. So my recommendation to you is that you disable Panopto in all your Canvas courses until further notice.
To do that, follow the simple steps illustrated in this 2-minute video, or the 6 steps listed below:
Do you need any help preparing for Fall 2020 classes?
- In person: NUR 5.180
- Zoom: https://utexas.zoom.us/j/94478560321
You need to add narration to a PowerPoint slideshow but you don’t know where to start.
This 1 minute, video is a great, simple introduction:
You need help. But, who do you call?
Especially now that we’re all working remotely, when you need help, it’s not always clear whom to contact. So, here are some guidelines that might help.
Given the circumstances of what’s been happening around the world within the last few weeks, it’s safe to assume that what follows on this page is subject to change. That said, this is one of the resources available to you as you begin preparing to teach your classes completely on line beginning March 30th.
Evaluate and Revise Your Syllabus
Update any instructions around participation, assignments/deadlines, and other topics.
Submit a Course Plan for Instructional Continuity for each class you teach. The university must have this document for accreditation and other compliance purposes.
Are you ready for classes to resume on March 30th? Are you ready to teach and conduct business completely online?
All Nursing faculty and staff are invited in person or virtually to a workshop where we will explore new online teaching and communication tools like Zoom and all the other resources available to help you prepare to begin teaching your classes online later this month.
To help you prepare for the likelihood that most of our classes need to be conducted online once we return from Spring Break on the 30th, here are some resources available right now as well as a few others that will become available within the next two weeks: