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Tips for at-home Video Production

This video provides some basic tips for how to improve the quality of lecture recordings you create from your home office space. One-on-one consultation with a professional videographer is also available. Just go to the Consultations form and select the … Continued

Extending Time in Sakai for Accommodated Students

See the information here on how to give specific students or groups extended time using the “exceptions” facility in Sakai. To extend time limits in Sakai for accommodated students: Create your test and assign the base level time limit. Test … Continued

8 Ways to be More Inclusive in Your Zoom Teaching

This essay recently published in the Chronicle of Higher Education was written by UNC-Chapel Hill’s associate dean of instructional innovation, Kelly Hogan, and teaching associate professor in Psychology and Neuroscience, Viji Sathy. The piece includes helpful suggestions for using Zoom … Continued

Student Care Referrals

This is an especially challenging time for students and you may notice that some are having difficulty coping. You are encouraged to submit a Care Referral Form to report any concerns you have for a student. Your referral will be … Continued

Upcoming Workshops for Summer Instructors

Remote Teaching Workshops for Summer Instructors UNC faculty development and instructional design experts are offering workshops to help Summer instructors prepare for teaching remotely. Topics will include: preparing to teach remotely, course (re) design, tools in Sakai, using Zoom and … Continued

Keeping Students Engaged in Your Remote Course

Now that you’re teaching remotely, consider these learning activities, communication tips, and tech tools to achieve your learning objectives and build community among your students. Strategies to Keep Students Engaged

Get Ready for Final Exams

Final exams are scheduled for April 27 through May 5. Here are some resources to help you adapt your planned assessments to a remote testing environment: The Exams page has guidelines, resources, and frequently asked questions to help you plan your … Continued

Securing Zoom

Securing Zoom Zoom is a flexible and useful platform for conducting remote instruction. It is important to note that there are some settings to consider when using Zoom for your class. This information highlights settings that help mitigate the risk … Continued

Securing Zoom Cloud Recordings

Securing Zoom Cloud Recordings To support greater class access to course materials, we recommend that you record your Zoom class sessions and share links to recordings via Sakai or preferred communications tool. However, there is a small risk that students … Continued