Technology: Zoom

Captions and transcripts: accessible practice

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Both transcripts and captions are ways of reproducing audio content as text. Not only are they essential for people who are deaf or hard of hearing, but they’re also extremely helpful for other students who benefit from having a text version of the content, such as students who speak...

Icebreaker activities for remote teaching

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Icebreakers aren’t just useful at the beginning of a class to facilitate introductions – they can be used throughout the session to help foster unity, access prior knowledge, as energisers or topic segues, and are also good for breaks. Activities can relate to the content, subject or topic or...

Share your Zoom link with students

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There are two template pages, one for large classes (multiple tutorial groups) and one for smaller cohorts. These templates are specific to your faculty. If you do not have access to your Faculty template course, please request access using this form. All Canvas subjects with online classes using Zoom...

Online OSCE for Nursing Education

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Provide a practical solution for an online OSCE in a secure and reliable manner Provide healthcare educators with an adaptable solution to conduct an online OSCE that can be contextualised to different disciplines Overcome location barriers for students who are unable to attend on campus assessment Suitable for Nursing...

Use Zoom in Canvas

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Navigate to your Canvas subject site. If ‘Zoom’ is visible in the left hand subject navigation menu, proceed to the next step. If not, select ‘Settings’ from the bottom of the menu. Under the ‘Navigation’ tab, drag and drop the Zoom item from the bottom section of the menu,...

Set up Zoom for a classroom on campus

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There are limitations to using Zoom during a live classroom, as you need to be aware of what your remote participants can and can’t hear. If you have the opportunity, we strongly recommend testing out your Zoom meeting setup before running it. If something goes wrong, a majority of...

Zoom basics: access Zoom and schedule meetings

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All staff and students at UTS have automatic access to a Zoom premium account without needing to sign up. Premium access has more features than a free Zoom account, so it’s important to log in correctly to ensure you have full access to all features in UTS Zoom and...

Communicate clearly with students during a Zoom meeting

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The chat allows you to send written messages to participants during your meeting and, if you have the setting enabled, for participants to respond. You may decide to appoint a co-host to monitor the chat while you are running the meeting. To prevent misuse of the chat function, private...

Zoom vs Teams: which tool is best for my online teaching?

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FEATURES ZOOM TEAMS NOTES File sharing No Yes Zoom: Screen annotation feature is also available for host and participantsTeams: Share files in a chat during the meeting. Microsoft Whiteboard available, however, tool options are limited to drawing only (i.e., suits touch screen devices the best) Screen sharing Yes Yes...

Use the Zoom app

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Once you have downloaded the Zoom app onto your computer or mobile device, you can sign in on the app using your UTS credentials. All staff and students at UTS have automatic access to a Zoom premium account without needing to sign up. Premium access has a more features...

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