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Information Technology

Available Software for Remote Use

Microsoft PowerPoint

PowerPoint is well known for the ability to produce attractive presentations but did you know you could also pre-record shows and add voiceovers, audio or draw on slides? You can then upload your presentation to the site of your choice.

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No worries about laggy internet or dropping viewers

Works well for lecture heavy classes

Ability to pre-record shows

Total control of content

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View training resources for PowerPoint

View FAQ for PowerPoint

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Microsoft Teams

Teams is the replacement for Skype as Microsofts video conferencing software. It is a robust software suite that features many extra options but works great to host a virtual classroom. Teams does not have a time restriction on meetings.

Microsoft Teams

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Meetings and chats are conveniently saved to the Team channel

General forum students can use outside of live meeting times

Share your screen with all participants

Highly integrated already

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View training resources for Teams

View FAQ for Teams

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Moodle Big Blue Button

Big Blue Button is a software resource within Moodle that you can use to conduct live video sessions with your class.

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Pre-record a video and then have students view it later

Restrict access to certain students

Conduct live class discussions

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View FAQ for BBB

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Zoom Meetings

Zoom is a conference calling software that allows you to set up a virtual meeting room and invite attendees.

(Please note the free version is limited to 40 minutes per meeting.)

Zoom

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Share your screen with all participants

See participants in grid view

Create breakout rooms

Create polls

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View training resources for Zoom

View FAQ for Zoom

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