Using Zoom to Engage Your Remote Audience and Provide a Quality Learning Experience
Many professors and Extension Educators have cancelled face-to-face classes in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. But that doesn’t mean class has to be cancelled or that learning can’t happen from the comfort of the learner’s home.
However, moving your presentation online using a web conferencing software that you’ve only occasionally, casually used in the past can feel like jumping in the deep end, with no flotation devices.
Here’s a quick list of resources I compiled for anyone new to the Zoom web conferencing platform who is interested in using it to make the best of this challenging situation.
- Best Practices for Remote Teaching blog post by Dr. Maria Andersen (you should definitely watch the recording of the webinar offered 3/13/20)
- Humanizing Online Teaching
- Keep Calm and Go Online
- The Zoom Help Center provides in-depth tutorials and one-minute instruction videos for users:
- Dr Danna Young’s 3/10/2020 Twitter thread Zoom tutorial
- Zoom Meetings & Webinars: Best Practices and Arkansas Tales from the Trenches recorded webinar
- Zoom Tips and Tricks from Danae Wolfe at The Ohio State University (Part 1, Part 2)
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