Campus Bulletin: Faculty and Staff

Zoom Training Sessions: March 16–19

March 16, 2020 8:00 AM

Center for Information Technology

Note: the following sessions will be offered remotely rather than in person. Please check back for Zoom meeting ID details.

In preparation for the move to remote instruction on Monday, March 30, CIT has announced several additional Zoom training sessions next week. CIT is offering the following three levels of sessions.

  1. The Very Basics of Zoom. This training is intended for people who want to be slowly walked through downloading, logging-in, and creating a meeting. 
  2. Zoom Overview. This training will cover all of the features faculty may want to use in their teaching. This is the same class that has been offered to this point. Leslie Joseph will partner with Music Theory Professor Joseph Lubben to offer a Zoom Overview class specific to the teaching needs of the Conservatory. All are welcome and these will be streamed at
  3. Pedagogy Sessions. This session will be a series of virtual sessions titled Online Pedagogy and is intended to cover ways to translate your learning outcomes to online delivery methods including Blackboard and Zoom.

Basics of Zoom Sessions

Wednesday, March 18 King 306 9:30 –10:30 AM
Thursday, March 19 Science Center A155 9:00–10:00 AM
Thursday, March 19 Science Center A155 3:00–4:00 PM

Zoom Overview Sessions

Tuesday, March 17 Dye Lecture Hall 12:20–1:20 PM  
Tuesday, March 17 Kulas Recital Hall 4:30–5:30 PM Conservatory Specific Training Session
Wednesday, March 18 Dye Lecture Hall 4:30–5:30 PM  
Thursday, March 19 Dye Lecture Hall 12:20–1:20 PM  


Experiencing Zoom as a Student

Sit in on a short 30-minute session explaining how to set up a specific tool or feature and engage with other faculty in a roundtable discussion. Sessions will be recorded and posted to the Teaching Center website.

Tuesday, March 17 Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 941 051 984

30-minute Zoom sessions starting on the hour:

9:00 AM Blackboard communication features
10:00 AM Asynchronous student engagement features in Blackboard and Box
11:00 AM Distributing and collecting written assignments
12:00 PM Blackboard Gradebook
1:00 PM  Providing feedback/grading in Blackboard (e.g., audio comments, inline)
2:00 PM Collaborative tools: Google Drive, Blogger, Padlet
3:00 PM VoiceThread, Piazza
4:00 PM Town Hall around issues you are having in moving online