Instructions for Teaching in FTX Room 147

Steps for Room 147: Start the podium like any other room- by selecting the language and starting the machine on the control panel. Log into the Zoom/Teams Client from the desktop with your University credentials (remember you will most likely need to authenticate in with your mobile device). Start the meeting, ensure that sound andContinue reading “Instructions for Teaching in FTX Room 147”

Flash Discontinued, Brightspace Audio Files Impacted

Flash has discontinued their support of Adobe Flash. Many students have not been able to listen to audio files uploaded onto Brightspace. There are few ways to address this issue: Tell students to use the Chrome Browser and enable flash. Here is a link that will assist: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/6258784?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en Upload the audio files to Microsoft StreamsContinue reading “Flash Discontinued, Brightspace Audio Files Impacted”

Free Closed-Captioning on PowerPoint

Did you know that PowerPoint offers free subtitles on presentation mode? This is a great work-around if you want subtitles (English-English) or (French-French). Here is a link to an article by Microsoft which will guide you on how to enable this free feature. Click Here The following YouTube video also demonstrates how to enable theContinue reading “Free Closed-Captioning on PowerPoint”

Microsoft Teams Launches Breakout Rooms

Microsoft Teams now has the popular breakout room features. The meeting organizer can create up to 50 breakout rooms which can be assigned automatically or manually. Participants can join these rooms via the web browser, desktop app or mobile app. Link to full article here Microsoft Teams: Now Zoom-like breakout rooms arrive alongside Together modeContinue reading “Microsoft Teams Launches Breakout Rooms”

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