ZOOM Campus license
Maastricht University has activated a campus license for ZOOM. All employees and students have the ability to schedule meetings that last up to 24 hours and can facilitate 300 participants.
Online Teaching and Learning
Online teaching and learning is quite different from on face-to-face education. You need to rethink your lectures and tutorials. Try to shorten your lectures and tutorials to an hour or less, and replace live interaction with short videos and online written discussion, with Blackboard discussion boards. In addition, good preparation and clear netiquettes to ensure effective interaction. Read how to in the files below.
This advice by Dr. Tony Bates may be helpful..
PROVIDE AN ONLINE LECTURE OR TUTORIAL
ZOOM – VIDEO CONFERENCING TOOL FOR LECTURES AND TUTORIALS
Zoom is a virtual classroom application that is easy to use outside and inside of Canvas, enabling teachers and tutors to manage synchronous (live) sessions with students in your course environment, such as tutorial meetings. Zoom supports up to 300 participants in standard meetings.
COLLABORATE ULTRA – VIDEO CONFERENCING TOOL FOR LECTURES AND TUTORIALS
Blackboard Collaborate is a virtual classroom application that is easy to use and integrated in Canvas in such a way that you can organise a synchronous (live) session with the students in your course environment.
Collaborate enables the delivery of online tutorials, lectures and student group meetings:
- Live audio and video presentation
- Exchange text messages
- Collaborate on a Whiteboard
- Application and file sharing
- Present Powerpoints
- Poll option