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Resources for instructional continuity during Campus or Building Closures. Includes Canvas, Zoom, and Kaltura.

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Accessibility

It is Saint Joseph's University's mission to be an "inclusive and diverse community that educates and cares for the whole person." An important part of the mission is to make sure that all instructional materials and online courses are accessible to individuals with disabilities at the same time that they are available to any other student enrolled in that program.

Canvas

Canvas is SJU's Learning Management System! Find getting started resources here.

Zoom

Zoom brings video conferencing, online meetings and group messaging into one easy-to-use application.
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Pinned Article Canvas and Zoom Training Support Schedule

Our full Canvas and Zoom training schedule can be found here.

Pinned Article Keep Teaching Readiness

Is my home internet connection adequate?

Pinned Article Online Teaching Guide and Resources

Online Teaching Guide for Faculty provided by the Drexel Library

How do I get started with Canvas?

Top ten things faculty should know in Canvas.

Keep Zooming Responsibly: Best Practices

Zoom is a great way to stay connected right now, and we hope these tips will help you continue to host amazing classes and events using this platform! Like most other public forums, it’s possible to have a person (who may or may not be invited) disrupt an event that’s meant to bring people together. Here are some Zoom features that can help you safely share your Zoom virtual classroom without unwanted interruptions.

How do I get Canvas Support?

For immediate, 24/7 assistance with Canvas, please call 610-660-2920, Option 1.

What is Zoom and how do I get started?

Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, group messaging, and a software-defined conference room solution into one easy-to-use platform.

How do I get Zoom Support?

For immediate, 24/7 assistance with Canvas, please call 610-660-2920, Option 2.

What is the best way to upload a video to Kaltura?

Upload videos to assignments, discussions, or pages, by accessing the Kaltura Media Widget.

What is Kaltura Personal Capture and how do I get started using it?

Kaltura Personal Capture (also referred to as Kaltura Capture) desktop recorder is a new application which enables easy video creation anywhere by anyone.

How do I edit automatic Closed Captions (CC) for Kaltura media?

Captions on your videos are no longer optional as of January 18, 2018. All of our online content, whether in a course or not, needs to be compliant with WCAG2.0 AA. WCAG2.0 AA is an addendum to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act, and requires any entity that uses US Federal funding to make video content accessible to those with disabilities.

Student and Faculty - Using SPSS Statistics on a personal computer

This article outlines the instructions for downloading and installing SPSS Statistics on a personal computer that has not been issued by Saint Joseph's University.

Students and Faculty - Using Adobe Creative Cloud applications on a personal computer

This article provides instructions for students and faculty to download and install Adobe Creative Cloud applications on their personal (non-SJU issued) computer.

How do I share a film, DVD or a stream with my class?

These items must be considered before including any media in your course.

Third Party Resources/Publisher Resources within the Online Platform

The following third-party online Publisher portals have been approved for use in the learning management system (Canvas): MacMillan Learning, McGraw Hill Education, Pearson MyLab & Mastering, Cengage.

Academic Integrity when Using Canvas Quizzes

While remote testing and the availability of the internet present different challenges as compared to an on-campus classroom, several strategies are available to assist with academic integrity when an instructor would like to use Canvas Quizzes.

Information on Comcast's Internet Essentials program

Comcast is offering new customers 60 days of complimentary Internet Essentials service.