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Zoom is fully integrated with Myplace. To use Zoom for teaching, a Zoom activity should be added to Myplace by following the guidance below:

After consulting the guidance all staff support requests should be directed to learning-technologies@strath.ac.uk, Extension 3770 (0141 548 3770 off-campus).

Live Teaching (Using Zoom with Myplace)

To use Zoom for teaching, a Zoom activity should be added to Myplace by following the guidance below.

Currently staff should only add Zoom activities themselves and not delegate this to a colleague. The facility to allow delegated creation of Zoom activities is being developed.

Guidance is now available on what can be recorded in a Zoom teaching session. Guidelines for the use of Transcription and Captioning are also available


Useful Zoom Features

Other Resources

Teaching with Zoom - Education Enhancement Training Session

Online Development - OSDU Resources for Online Development Brochure April 2020

Automated Captioning of Video

Microsoft Stream has been rapidly deployed and will be available for staff to use from 9 September. Video that staff have produced for teaching, and requires captioning and transcription, should be uploaded to this platform to be made available to students. Microsoft Stream produces captions and transcriptions automatically, although captions/transcriptions should be reviewed and corrected, as necessary.

Video Tutorials for MS Stream are also available.

General meetings and online collaboration (Using Zoom outside of Myplace)

To use Zoom  for general meetings and collaboration follow the guidance below:

After consulting the guidance all support requests should be directed to videoconf@strath.ac.uk. Extension 5334, +44 (0)141 574 5334. For more information see Video Conferencing Service Booking & Enquiries

Assessment

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    Add Coursework — Coursework activities support submission of assignments, presentations, recorded performances (audio/video) and essay question examinations.
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    Take home assignments in Myplace: recommended settings — This page looks at some of the assignment settings to be considered for an online or take home activity, and makes recommendations.
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    Online Exam Guidelines — Online exams are an alternative to a traditional examination to assess students that makes use of the Insitution's Virtual Learning Environment Myplace and computers.

After consulting the guidance all staff support requests should be directed to learning-technologies@strath.ac.uk, Extension 3770 (0141 548 3770 off-campus).

Contacting Myplace Support

For staff you can contact Myplace support via:

If you cannot reach us or it is out of hours you can also reach us via the Helpdesk

When you contact us please make sure that you have the following information to hand:

  1. Your details, including email and phone number
  2. The exact name of the affected classes / class site on Myplace, including the relevant academic year
  3. Details of any affected students, including their Registration Number
  4. Additional information detailed below can be helpful:
    1. your location / location of affected users
    2. type of computer used (Windows / Mac / Tablet / Mobile / Other)
    3. Web browser being used
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