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Zoom 5.0 Update

Zoom 5.0 Update

Zoom 5.0 has been released with upgraded security features. If you have not already done so, be sure to update to the new version.

Technology Training Available on Demand

Technology Training Available on Demand

In addition to conducting monthly workshops, the UMKC Instructional Design & Technology team also offers a library of on-demand videos, allowing instructors to explore a topic more in-depth at any time.

Eliminate Unwanted Zoom Participants

Eliminate Unwanted Zoom Participants

With the recent pivot to remote instruction, more people are conducting meetings and classes via Zoom. How do you keep an unwanted individual from disrupting your Zoom room?

Explore Alternatives to Proctoring

Explore Alternatives to Proctoring

While it is not recommended instructors use proctoring services during the Covid-19 campus shutdown, there are some alternative assessments that can be utilized instead.

Take Advantage of Online Library Resources

Take Advantage of Online Library Resources

As you adjust to a new teaching reality, the UMKC Libraries are here and ready to continue providing uninterrupted library services in our new, online environment.

Enabling Screen Sharing in Zoom

Enabling Screen Sharing in Zoom

Zoom recently released an update to the default screen sharing settings for Education accounts, in an effort to increase security and privacy for meetings. While this update changed the default sharing setting to “Host Only” at the account level, hosts will still be able to allow participants to share their screen during a meeting.

Summer 2020 Course Resource Tour

Summer 2020 Course Resource Tour

As you begin to prepare your courses for summer, you may notice some pre-populated items in your course site. Many of these resources are designed to provide you quick access to support items as you begin to build your summer course.

Resources for Faculty Available

Resources for Faculty Available

During the past week, faculty have received multiple emails providing them resources for transitioning to a remote teaching and learning environment. Here is a rundown of some of the key resources provided in an effort to support faculty.

Make the Move to Remote Instruction

Make the Move to Remote Instruction

If you have never taught online before, this may feel like a daunting task. But there are many online solutions to the types of assessments you deliver in your face-to-face courses.

Why I Love…Rubrics in Canvas

Why I Love…Rubrics in Canvas

Using rubrics in Canvas can make the grading process much more efficient. Learn how to create a rubric, attach a rubric to a discussion board and to an assignment, and how to grade with a rubric.

Expand Your Canvas Knowledge with Upcoming Workshops

Expand Your Canvas Knowledge with Upcoming Workshops

Learn ways to leverage Canvas in your courses by attending free workshops from the Instructional Design/Technology (ID/T) team. UMKC faculty, staff, and graduate assistants may register for the free sessions on our workshops calendar. The Canvas 101 and Build Your...