Zoom web-conferencing tips and tricks

Using web conferencing to connect with your audience at a distance is still a relatively new practice. Virtually all interactions on campus occur in the same physical space. What works well in a physical environment doesn’t always translate well to an online...

Managing Users

To add a user to your Blackboard course, follow these steps: Navigate to your Control Panel > Users and Groups > Users In the Enroll User dropdown menu, select Find Users to Enroll    >>>>> Type in the Username (same as their Skidmore email)...

Getting Started With Zoom Webconferencing

What is Zoom? Zoom is Skidmore’s webconference platform of choice not only because the College licenses the software but, more importantly, Zoom offers an excellent tool set with consistently high performance. Members of the Skidmore community can login to a Pro...

Embedding Library Resources

If there is not already a Library Resources menu item in your Blackboard course, it is easy to create one manually. The librarians have configured the LibGuides tool within Blackboard to automatically match up your course with the appropriate library content. All you...

Moving from WebEx to Zoom

As of Friday July 21st, Skidmore’s WebEx will be discontinued. For a variety of reasons and namely feedback from the community about dissatisfaction with the product, we are pleased to share we are transitioning to a much better service, Zoom.If you’re new...

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