Live-Online Set-up Checklist
As you prepare to teach live online, having a checklist will ensure that you’ve covered all your bases. Includes all steps from sending out the invite to seeing who is present to setting ground rules and expectations.
Tools within Zoom and Beyond
Interested in what tools are available to enhance your live Zoom sessions? Explore some of the tools within Zoom and other platforms that you can add to the mix.
Using Zoom’s Whiteboard Feature to Collaborate and Brainstorm During a Live Zoom Session
Think-Pair-Share: Smaller Group Work
Instructional Strategies for Group Work in a New Environment
When you can’t physically break your class into smaller work groups, Zoom offers options to keep students engaged.
Here are some instructional strategies that can be used in physically distanced classrooms, in a hybrid model, and online to ensure that all students are engaged.
More on Breakout Rooms
Breakout rooms can provide students with opportunities to collaborate and engage with one another.
Getting Started with Breakout Rooms
This Zoom support page has videos and step-by-step instructions on how to get started with breakout rooms. Includes settings for hosts, pre-assigning participants to break out rooms, and management of breakout rooms.
Ideas for Using Breakout Rooms–Less Stress, Better Results
This article gives suggestions for using breakout rooms with ‘less stress and better results’
Backchannel, aka, Creating Opportunities for Informal Student Interactions
Create opportunities for students to engage less formally. Read more here.
Faculty often express concern about student engagement during live lecturing in Zoom. When students are remote, it can be challenging to ‘read the room’. This article discusses better questioning strategies to ensure students are engaged.
Supporting Remote Learners
Faculty play a critical role in supporting remote learners. Here is a worksheet that can tell you how.