Overwhelmed By Technology?
Over the last year of teaching during the global pandemic, faculty have been asked to move from a face-to-face classroom to a virtual online classroom teaching synchronously or asynchronously. According to Collegis Education News, faculty are getting stressed out over the mental and physical exhaustion of teaching on Zoom this last year.
Do you need to overcome the lack of face-to-face interaction with students?
Do you need your classes to be more interactive? Read more about Overwhelmed By Technology
Better File Management: Moving video files from Canvas to Panopto
Do you upload the videos you use in your courses to the Files area of Canvas? Do you have multiple copies of the same videos in several different courses? Do your course imports take forever because of all the videos you have? You can make your course video file management a breeze by using Panopto to host your video files. Panopto is a dedicated video platform that makes it simple to distribute and share video content. Beyond freeing up space in your Canvas course, uploading your videos to Panopto has several additional benefits. Read more about Better File Management: Moving video files from Canvas to Panopto
Using Multi-Factor Authentication with Duo
Since the onset of the pandemic and our shift to virtual online modalities, there has been a sharp increase in threats and attempts to gain access to the accounts of faculty, staff and students at educational institutions across the country, including at CSUN and other campuses in the CSU. These increasingly sophisticated and coordinated attacks use frauds and scams to steal passwords and often attempt to gain access to your confidential financial information or use your password to gain unauthorized access to other CSUN systems, including those with faculty research data. Read more about Using Multi-Factor Authentication with Duo
Native Video Player Now Available in Zoom
Zoom has added a new Native Video Player feature that lets you show high-definition video in your meetings without a separate media player application. Read more about the Native Video Player Now Available in Zoom
Enhance Your Virtual Classroom with Portfolium
Portfolium is an online portfolio and professional social media platform developed to display academic work and enhance career achievements. CSUN faculty and students have access to this platform at no cost, and there are over 75 active CSUN faculty users already on Portfolium. Read more about Enhancing Your Virtual Classroom with Portfolium
Canvas Tips for March - Backing Up Your Course
Many faculty are familiar with importing content from one Canvas course into another, but did you know that Canvas also allows you to download a copy of your course for your own records? Read more about Canvas Tips for March - Backing Up Your Course