March 31, 2020

Zoom privacy concerns & recent changes to UW Zoom screen sharing, meeting notifications

Learn about recent concerns about privacy in Zoom and how to use Zoom with confidence, including how to make changes to UW Zoom’s default screen sharing and Canvas meeting notifications. Also learn about why Zoom removed the “Login with Facebook” feature.

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Join new IT book club and discuss first book, “So You Want to Talk about Race”

University Information Technology staff are invited to join a new book club sponsored by UW Information Technology, which received a $1000 Diversity Seed Grant from the UW Diversity Council.

March 30, 2020

Secure your Zoom meetings and recordings

Prevent unauthorized access to your online courses, meetings, and cloud recordings with these security settings in Zoom.

March 29, 2020

Take advantage of online training using Zoom

Learn about Zoom and ask specific questions from the Zoom experts by registering for the Introduction to Zoom and Teaching Technologies Office Hours.

March 28, 2020

Zoom now available in Canvas

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Use Zoom in Canvas as a virtual classroom: schedule class sessions and office hours that your students can find easily on the Canvas calendar.

March 27, 2020

Moving your course online? Here’s how to make it accessible

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Check out 20 tips for teaching an accessible online class and 30 web accessibility tips, brought to you by theUW’s DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology).

March 26, 2020

Zoom security updates & other features

Learn how to secure your Zoom online meeting spaces, and about several other new features available in Zoom.

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March 25, 2020

Don’t be an April fool! Back up your data and devices

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March 31 is World Backup Day. Make sure your data and devices are backed up frequently on a secure drive, server or storage. A backup can help you maintain access to your data if your device is lost or stolen, if a hard drive fails, or if a computer system is compromised by malicious software…

March 24, 2020

Search for new enterprise content management system underway

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A search for a new enterprise content management system to enhance how UW departments and units create and manage their electronic documents using this central service is underway. The goal is to provide better support for compliance and improved integration with other major systems, including Workday. Read how the search is being done.

March 20, 2020

Scheduling office hours? Turn on the Waiting Room option in Zoom

Control when someone joins your Zoom meeting by turning on the Waiting Room. Learn how to enable this feature and admit attendees one by one or all at once. Enable the Zoom Waiting Room in your settings.

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