ATS is offering several workshops and mini-workshops in Week 7 that can help you to become more comfortable with Canvas, Zoom, Panopto, and other technologies for remote teaching.
Mini-Workshops and Informational Videos
Scheduling Office Hours in Canvas: Would you like to use Canvas to schedule office hours for your students? Then come to this 30-minute mini-workshop. You will learn how to use Appointment Groups in the Canvas Calendar to schedule blocks of time for office hours so that individual students can sign up to meet with you at a designated time. Specifically, you will learn how to create Appointment Groups; how to edit Appointment Groups; how to message students through Appointment Groups; and how to check your notifications to see students who have signed up. This session is open to all faculty, instructors, teaching assistants, and staff who manage Canvas courses. Sessions:
- Monday, May 18, 4:00-4:30 P.M. To receive a link to join, register here.
Zoom Breakout Rooms: This 30-minute mini-workshop will address breakout room features including: pre-assigning students to breakout rooms, creating on-the-fly breakout rooms, recording breakout rooms, and broadcasting to and visiting breakout rooms. Sessions:
- Tuesday, May 19, 12:00-12:30 P.M. To receive a link to join, register here.
- Wednesday, May 20, 5:00 P.M – 5:30 P.M To receive a link to join, register here.
Using Screen Share and Annotations for Virtual Board Work: This 30-minute mini-workshop will address screen share and annotation features including: sharing with multiple screens, whiteboard, digital annotations, and annotating on a tablet. Sessions:
- Tuesday, May 19th, 3:00-3:30 pm. To receive a link to join, register here.
- Friday, May 22nd, 11:00-11:30 am. To receive a link to join, register here.
Managing Student Interactions in Zoom: Would you like to know how to engage with students efficiently and effectively in a remote teaching environment? Then join us for this 30 minute session. You will learn how to use Zoom features such as non-verbal feedback, chatbox, and how to organize lessons to best support student interactions and questions. Sessions:
- Wednesday, May 20, 11:00-11:30 am. To receive a link to join, register here.
- Thursday, May 21, 2:30-3:00 pm. To receive a link to join, register here.
Zoom Security Recommendations video: Are you concerned about the security of your Zoom meetings? Watch this two-minute video about recommended security settings.
Introduction to Canvas and Zoom for Remote Teaching. Next session: Tuesday, May 19, 10:00 A.M.-11:30 A.M. Full Information and Register
Introduction to Zoom for Remote Teaching. Next Session: Wednesday, May 20, 10:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M. Full Information and Register
Introduction to Panopto for Recording Online Lectures. Next session: Thursday, May 21, 1:00-2:30 P.M. Full Information and Register