Remote Learning Strategies

By March 19, 2020November 3rd, 2021Smeal Academy Sessions

This session was held on March 17, 2020, to share tips, tricks, and strategies for remote instruction using Zoom, Canvas, Kaltura, and other tools in response to the University’s decision to move all courses to remote learning delivery for the second half of the Spring 2020 semester.

Link to Presentation PowerPoint Slides

Recording Consent: Can I Record My Class Via Zoom

Yes, you may do this, but you need to securely store the recordings and destroy them at the end of the semester. If you intend to use the recordings after the end of the semester, any type of identifying information must be removed. In addition, you must inform students that they are being recorded by sharing the following language with them: “Video and audio recordings of class lectures will be part of the classroom activity. The video and audio recording is used for educational use/purposes and may only be made available to students presently enrolled in the class. For purposes where the recordings will be used in future class sessions/lectures, any type of identifying information will be adequately removed.” Taken from:

Additionally, Zoom has a ‘Recording Consent’ option that can be enabled. It prompts participants for consent to be recorded when recording starts. Here’s how to enable this setting.


Please refer to this file to review Questions and Answers from the Session Chat

Following is a link to the Read – Watch – Do Graphic Organizer Canvas Page that was demoed during the session.