One of the most popular functions of Zoom is the breakout rooms. But the hurdle of managing the breakout rooms is the teacher has to assign student manually into each room or pre-assign students before the lesson. There is a new function in Zoom version 5.3 that allows students to self-selecting a breakout room.
Zoom participants may worry about their privacy especially when they turn on their camera and the meeting is being recorded. It is the host’s responsibility to ensure participants privacy. The Zoom host has the right to control what is being recorded. Please follow the steps to maximize your control on Zoom recording.
We understand it’s something of a new challenge to provide a similar learning experience for both F2F and online students. There are some ways to make both groups interact better with each other and with the teacher and we hope that this message helps you to decide on the arrangements most suitable to your own classes for the coming semester.Please note that students have been told that they are not obliged to come to campus for classes if they do not feel comfortable with F2F classes yet, and we still have students overseas who will be depending on online teaching.
There is no doubt that online teaching will be very much part of our work. We all appreciate the chance to exchange ideas on experiences and practices of teaching online (positive and negative), and we would also like to share some of the feedback from the university staff and student surveys with you.
The COVID-19 has resulted in campus closure and forced schools and universities around the world to adopt online learning. To support teachers facing this sudden shift away from the classroom teaching, Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative (TELI) published a Quick Start Guide for teachers to prepare their e-learning materials.