Converting Into a Telepresence Studio/Classroom

Students learning virtually

With web-conferencing, online teaching, and working remotely being the new norm, many CLAS units are interested in adding to already existing conference room A/V equipment to adapt to the current remote collaboration environment we now encounter. In other instances, individual faculty members are looking to purchase technology to assist with remote teaching opportunities from home

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Fall Prep Resources

Students walking on campus

Now that Fall 2020 is right around the corner, we wanted to take a look at what resources are still available to help instructors and staff improve upon and manage the coming months. In order to help sort through it all, I have put together a list of helpful links and divided them up into

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Zoom Conferences Replaces Big Blue Button in Canvas!

Zoom is a service available for UF faculty, students, and staff that allows for easy to use video conferencing, online meetings, and chats. This service has replaced the BigBlueButton (BBB) in e-Learning over the summer. The previous version of Zoom that was available in e-Learning has been upgraded to Zoom Conferences, which provides more functionality

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Microsoft Teams comes to UF!

Microsoft Teams is now available to the UF community. It is a simple way to collaborate with other people, including those from outside of UF. It combines instant messaging, a place for the team to store and work on files, an email account, video services, OneNote notebook, and other Apps that can be added as

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Bringing UFApps into the Classroom

UFApps makes Windows based software applications available to UF students on any computing device in almost any location with a reliable internet connection. CLAS students have fully embraced the virtual technology and a growing number of faculty have found it dependable enough to incorporate into their coursework. UFApps offers an extensive list of software, such

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Who’s Your Data?

There are times when you will want data about students and there are a number of offices around campus that provide data. You might have questions about the enrollment of courses you teach, courses in your department, courses in another department or college, enrollment patterns over time or any number of other ways to slice

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UF Switching To Canvas for E-Learning

UFIT announced in May that LSS will begin the process of transitioning from Sakai to Canvas. This transition is slated to be completed by summer term 2016, which means faculty will have just under two years to make the transition.