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As the college transitions to online teaching and learning in response to the Covid19 pandemic, the Educational Technology team is available to help you remotely. We will hold short online workshops on a range of online educational technology tools throughout the term in addition to drop-in sessions on popular tools such as Moodle, Zoom, and G-Suite. If there’s a specific topic you’d like to see covered, please let us know.
We also have posted regular appointment hours which will continue for the rest of the term. We are also available to meet outside these times - please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out our Remote Teaching Consultation Form.
The latest Zoom 5.0 upgrade includes an important security upgrade that provides increased protection for meetings. This is a mandatory update that should be installed immediately, as it enables encryption for all Zoom sessions.
As some may have heard, the phenomenon ‘Zoombombing’ has cropped up in conjunction with the transition from face-to-face classes to remote video conferencing. ‘Zoombombing’ is where uninvited users drop into Zoom meetings, often posting inflammatory content and causing a general disruption. While this has not yet affected our community, it is important to review the simple precautions you can take to minimize the chances of this happening to your courses.