This is a blog that contains teaching resources for McKelvey faculty and instructors as we prepare for teaching this fall.

Syllabus statements

This blog post will be pinned to the top of the blog for the first few weeks of the Fall semester. Here you will find suggested syllabus language regarding student resources and policies for this semester. We intend these statements to be easily adapted for inclusion as a section in your existing syllabus, a separate […]

New Zoom Features

There was a post on the Zoom blog that might be of interest to instructors. Zoom is releasing some featured geared toward the virtual classroom. Those features include the following: The ability to create a virtual seating chart so student and others will not move around the screen Better support for deaf or hard of […]

Recording: Assessment Brown Bag (September 3)

Our eighth brown bag was a moderated discussion facilitated by Jay Turner on various topics related to assessment and academic integrity. Patty Weisensee, Emily Boyd, and Jim Feher shared their experiences with take-home tests, Zoom proctored exams, and Respondus Monitor. Jay also shared thoughts from Young-Shin Jin about using oral exams, and fielded questions and […]

Recording: Zoom moderator training (September 8)

Below is the recording of the Zoom moderator training. We addressed various Zoom settings and roles, and also discussed control of the pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras in university pooled classrooms. I’ve also linked to the slide deck for this presentation here. Click here to view Zoom moderator training. UDPATE: If you are trying to use the […]

Recording: Technology Tools Brown Bag (August 28th)

Our seventh virtual brown bag was held on August 28th. The instructional design team answered questions about Zoom, Kaltura, Gradescope, and Canvas. The recording is a Zoom recording that was processed and hosted in Kaltura. For your convenience, we’ve added Chapters to this recording that highlight when each topic was discussed. You can find the […]