New features in Zoom

Here’s a roundup of several new features that Zoom has added over the last several months. Allow participants to choose which breakout room they join: video demo from Ben Finio instructions and screenshots from Pathable NOTE: participants (and the host) must...

Panopto How-to Videos

One topic that came up during the CLC’s Autumn 2020 Quarterly Meeting was Panopto. After the meeting, a couple of instructors shared videos that IT Services had shared with them on using Panopto in Canvas: Recording videos for Canvas Discussions with Panopto Recording...

CLC Policies for Fall 2020

To view CLC Policies for Autumn quarter of 2020: CLC Policies – Fall 2020. Some key takeaways: • CLC staff will be working remotely but will continue to support language instruction at UChicago. • Equipment will be loaned out for the duration of the quarter on a...
Blended Synchronous Learning

Blended Synchronous Learning

Blended synchronous learning (BSL) is a mode of instruction where in-person and remote students are combined in one classroom environment. This form of teaching presents numerous challenges, but may be necessary at times in the 2020-2021 academic year when students...

Ideas and Resources for Remote Film Viewings

Thinking about using films for a foreign language course or club during the age of Covid-19? Here are some questions to ask yourself. What? How? The obvious first question is what will students watch, but a less obvious, also important question is how will they watch...