Category: continuity2020

A workaround for the disruptive trolling act known as “Zoombombing”

Table of Contents In response to the growing problem of ‘Zoombombing’, Zoom has updated the default settings. Updates include a ‘Waiting Room’ and password protection (updated on April 4, 2020). Zoom workaround To address this problem, Zoom has recommendations for avoiding Zoombombing. Zoom Password Protection A password is now required for: All new meetings All … Continue reading A workaround for the disruptive trolling act known as “Zoombombing”

“Uncertainty is a bandwidth stealer”* (Teaching Tip)

Uncertainty strains our mental, physical, and emotional resources. Much like scheduled Canvas, Webex, and Zoom maintenance updates, there are steps that we can take to help our students (and ourselves) feel a bit more certain. I do not know about you, but I am stressed. Stressed about the well-being of my parents in a Covid-19 … Continue reading “Uncertainty is a bandwidth stealer”* (Teaching Tip)

Finding success, FAQs & Canvas basics (Teaching Tip)

This teaching tip includes answers to the most frequently asked instructor questions as well as Canvas basics for those new to ISU’s learning management system (LMS) Canvas. In addition, we want to share how faculty are finding success while delivering content online: ISU news highlighted Steve Butler (Mathematics), Raluca Iancu (Art and Visual Culture) in … Continue reading Finding success, FAQs & Canvas basics (Teaching Tip)

Ready, Set…Here we go online! (CELT Teaching Tip)

As we move to the online environment for teaching and learning, follow these fundamental principles: Keep it Simple Don’t try to create a whole online course now. While commercial and non-commercial companies are flooding your inboxes, now is not the time to try to learn and implement more technology than you and your students need. … Continue reading Ready, Set…Here we go online! (CELT Teaching Tip)