Faculty Learning Technology FAQ
Online Teaching Tips
You’ve heard that Trent is moving its classroom learning to Blackboard for the rest of the term. It’s a major shift; and we want to help. For guidance on next steps please see the following guides:
For technical guidance, please see the specific guides below:
This list provides instructors with step by step instructions to add content to their courses and communicate with their students.
Video Recording and Sharing (YuJa)
This list provides instructors with step by step instructions to record video messages or lecture segments that can be shared with students through Blackboard.
Zoom Video Conferencing
Hosting a video session (such as one on one office hours, synchronous lectures or webinars) can be accommodated using the Zoom web conferencing platform. Instructors are strongly discouraged from planning real time (synchronous) lectures at this time to allow for greater student flexibility and access.
For more information on using Zoom, please see the Zoom Getting Started Guide.
Email Distribution Lists
Blackboard announcements are the preferred way of communicating with students, however, faculty can also communicate with their class using Email Distribution Lists
- Professor Emeriti
- Teaching & Learning Tools