at #926Sarah StroudParticipant
Thank you. Good to get that cleared up.at #1030John ScarryParticipant
Has anyone else had problems with Zoom not recording slide shows all the time? When I try to record it works sometimes and not others. I have recorded 6 short modules (ca. 15 minutes each), but it has taken me at least 15 attempts to get those 6 (and students have told me that they are getting a file not found message when they try to access one of the saved videos).
John Scarryat #1059Jordan AdamsKeymaster
@John Sorry that things are giving you problems, that’s certainly an issue I haven’t heard of or seen yet. A few questions for you:
1. On the slide shows that aren’t recording, are there YouTube videos, animations, etc.?
2. How are the videos being shared? Just a link to the Zoom recording through Sakai or email?
Thanks!at #1076Linda GreenParticipant
Are we allowed to hold class on Friday, April 10 even though it is a holiday?at #1079Paul WolffParticipant
@Linda – I’d double check with your department, but my guess would be that you aren’t allowed to hold class on a holiday – that is 100% a guess though.at #1080Todd NicoletParticipant
@Linda I raised this question with the Provost and Deans. While we have flexibility to add classes at alternate times, understanding not all students may be able to attend such sessions, we should honor University holidays and should not hold class on those days.at #1156Suzanne BarbourParticipant
I’m trying to embed poll everywhere polls in a powerpoint but I cannot get them to go live. I’ve downloaded the app. I don’t have a poll everywhere tab in powerpoint.
Appreciate any suggestions!
Suzanneat #1157Paul WolffParticipant
@Suzanne – I’d recommend calling 919-962-HELP or creating a help ticket at http://help.unc.edu as they will probably be able to walk you through the technical aspects of the issue and make sure everything is set up correctly on your device. Additionally, this is the documentation from the Poll Everywhere blog found here (https://blog.polleverywhere.com/how-to-embed-live-polls-in-powerpoint-windows-edition/):
Start by downloading the integration for your Windows computer. You’ll find a new tab in your PowerPoint ribbon called ”Poll Everywhere.” Once you sign in to your Poll Everywhere account, you’ll be able to view, create, edit, and insert activities directly into your slide deck.
On a Mac?
Download the Poll Everywhere for Mac app and follow the installer directions. Once it’s launched, sign in to your Poll Everywhere account. The app will stay open in its own window beside PowerPoint. While the app is running, you’ll see the Poll Everywhere icon in your dock.
For more detailed instructions and troubleshooting help, visit our comprehensive Support center.
When you’re ready to embed your activities, they’ll load directly into your slideshow after the slide you currently have selected. From there, you can treat them just as you would a typical slide—rearrange their order by dragging and dropping their thumbnails.
Make sure not to modify any elements of the Poll Everywhere slide, including the objects on the slide itself and any details in the presenter notes section.at #1230Gigi TaylorParticipant
Up until today, I was able to transfer files in chat, but today, that option is gone. I’ve learned that it’s an admin setting. https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/209605493-In-Meeting-File-Transfer
Will file transfer capacity be restored?at #1246Jordan AdamsKeymaster
Gigi, I’ve had a few of my colleagues try using the file transfer feature, and none of us are able to get it to work. I’ve submitted a ticket to Zoom about this, as there are other folks commenting on social media that they are similarly unable to use it. I’ll let you know what I hear back. Thanks for bringing it to our attention!
ITS Classroom Hotlineat #1288Jeff TerrellParticipant
I have a question. Do my (undergrad) students need to let me know if they want an incomplete or CV incomplete? Or is there some way that they can make that election and I can find out about it before I assign final grades? I’m just wanting to tell them the right thing. Thanks!at #1289Kelly HoganParticipant
Jeff, It is hard to imagine a case this semester that is not somehow related to remote instruction and other issues surrounding the pandemic. Because the CV gives the students some benefits that the IN does not (see here), I would lean toward assigning every student that you would normally give an IN a CV. This will signal to anyone looking at their transcripts in the future that it was this semester.
Typically the instructor makes decisions around whether a student is missing work and thus has an incomplete. However, being transparent and discussing what the “CV” grade is to students is important. Letting them know taking more time to complete work is an option can be a big stress reliever, as many of them would have never had experience with an incomplete grade before. Hope that answers your questions. -Kellyat #1290bbParticipant
“I would lean toward assigning every student that you would normally give an IN a CV.”
If this was the administration’s intention for CV grades, it was not communicated as such in the emergency grading guidance document linked. If this is the intention, why not simply say so in the guidance document and eliminate the extra criterion for students “adversely affected by the public health emergency?”
Could the college clarify this point in the guidance document, if it is to be used as you say?
If the extra criterion is maintained: Unlike the IN grade criteria, CV’s additional criterion likely will be difficult for instructors to evaluate fairly across all students and courses.at #1291Jeff TerrellParticipant
Hi Kelly, thanks for the reply. Yes, I’m assuming most students will want a CV incomplete rather than a mere incomplete. (I’ll give them the option of choosing but will recommend CV.) And I have been (repeatedly) communicating this pressure release valve to them as a stress-relieving option.
But my question is about whether students need to communicate with me about their desire to get an incomplete grade, or whether there’s a way for students to elect to receive an incomplete, similar to how (I think) they’re doing with pass/fail. If the latter, I wonder how I can find out which students have made this election.at #1311Kelly HoganParticipant
Ah I see. I was under the impression that the CV would be a grade you and the student discuss as the best option (because of one of you initiates that conversation) or that you simply give because the work is incomplete and you have no communication with the student. I’m not sure whether students can elect this grade independent of you– after the fact– like P/F. I’m going to have a discussion about this with some folks in academic advising for guidance on your question.
Thanks for asking this important question that I too need clarity on. -KELLY
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