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Planning for Academic Continuity

Resources for the UCLA Ed&IS and Campus Community

Quickest Guide to Getting Zoom-Ready

Step 1: Log in to Zoom and check your account:

Step 2: Start a test meeting to see if your microphone, speakers, and camera are working:

Step 3: Learn how to schedule a meeting for your class (or other event):

Step 4: Zoom has “Breakout Rooms” to let students do small group work within your larger meeting.

You may need to turn on Breakout Rooms for your account:

Instructions on how to use Breakout Rooms once it’s enabled on your account:

Step 5: Text Chat can be used during your meetings for students to ask you or each other questions, as well as to send files:

Bonus: You can set a custom virtual background for your videos:

Strategies for Teaching Online

CCLE Site for Online Teaching Information Exchange

CCLE has a site for faculty and TAs to view and exchange information on teaching online. You need to log in to CCLE to be able to post, but not to view:

OTL CCLE Website [NEW 7-23]: Designing for Remote Teaching and Learning

Conversation Hour: Real Time Teaching and Learning Sessions at GSEIS

[NEW 5-14] Teaching and Learning Tools

[NEW 4-24] Formative Assessment in an Online Context

[NEW 4-17] Creating Equitable Spaces and Working Agreements

[NEW 4-22] CCLE Questionnaire for Student Feedback: CCLE Template for Mid-Quarter Feedback (UCLA Center for the Advancement of Teaching)

[NEW 4-16] Guide: A Short Guide to Active Learning Strategies for Remote Teaching (CAT)

Videos about Pedagogy by Nicole Mancevice:

[NEW 3-26] Incorporating Self- and Peer-Assessment Activities on CCLE (March 2020)

Creating Multiple Opportunities for Students to Interact on CCLE (March 2020)

[NEW 3-30] Guide: Coping with Coronavirus: How Faculty Members can Support Students in Traumatic Times (Chronicle of Higher Ed.)

[NEW 3-23] Guide: Moving Online Now: How to Keep Teaching During Coronavirus (Chronicle of Higher Ed.)

[NEW 3-23] Guidelines: Designing an Online Course (UCLA Center for the Advancement of Teaching

Article: Humanizing Online Teaching (by Dr. Mary Raygoza)

Handout: Tips & Tricks: Teachers Educating on Zoom (from Zoom)

Handout: UCLA Faculty Guide to Educating Through Zoom

Slides: Teaching Remotely in Times of Need (Torrey Trust, Ph.D., UMass Amherst)

Designing Online Courses (UCLA Center for the Advancement of Teaching)

Guide on Teaching during Unplanned Events (UC Santa Cruz)

Keep Teaching Tools & Resources (Indiana University)

Virtual Meeting Etiquette (USC School of Social Work)