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Principles for the Fall Semester

Mastering the Technology

Delivering quality online and hybrid instruction involves the effective use of learning platforms and technology tools such as Canvas, Zoom and Respondus. For faculty taking a synchronous simulcast approach, learning how to utilize the technology inside of the classroom is also critical.

The resources below can assist you in mastering the technology so you can maximize student learning (both online and on campus) this fall.

Visit OIT’s comprehensive Classroom Technology Resource for instructions and ideas on using technology in a registrar-controlled classroom. If you are teaching a hybrid or fully face to face class in the fall, it is highly recommended you review this informative resource.

New to Zoom?

OIT has you covered with this Zoom Quick Guide. Be sure to review the Best Practices to Avoid Zoom-bombing web site and document from OIT.

Prefer a video? Take a quick tour of the software with this 45-minute LinkedIn Learning video.

  • After watching the LinkedIn Learning video, watch this 30-minute introduction to Zoom-enabled teaching and learning produced by Dr. Mark Collins, Director of Technology-Enhanced Education in UTK’s Haslam College of Business.

From OIT: Explore information about Zoom, UTK’s supported asynchronous teaching and meeting tool.

For a concise overview of Canvas, watch this 5:47-minute Canvas Instructor Overview.

Explore OIT’s Online@UT (Canvas) Resource Guide to familiarize yourself with using Canvas.

OIT’s Training and Support Services
Learn how to access online support, including one-on-one consultations, training and classroom technology help.