Instructional Tech News – Jan. 19

Zoom reminders, new virtual learning spaces list, Respondus guides and webinars.

Zoom Best Practices

Review our Zoom best practices webpage to ensure you set up Zoom meetings that are both secure and accessible.  Remember that attendees are not required to have a Zoom account, so be sure to not check the box requiring all attendees to be authenticated users.

Virtual Learning Spaces

OIT has created a searchable list of virtual learning spaces – areas where students can attend or participate in online classes while on campus. Check out the new list, and please share with your students.

Respondus Tools
If you are using (or thinking of using) LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor for remote exams, these resources will be helpful in your preparation.

  1. Rapid Rollout Guide for Instructors – Essential information for using Respondus Monitor with online exams.
  2. Frequent Training Webinars with Live Q&A – Free, 45-minute training sessions. Each session is followed by an extended Q&A period where questions are answered live.
  3. 24/7 Live Chat – Remember, students can access built-in troubleshooting and live chat from within Respondus Monitor if they encounter a technical problem.