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ClassTech FAQ for AY21

Searchable frequently asked questions document related to classroom technology questions regarding didactic lectures to VM1, VM2, and VM3 students during AY21.

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Question:  Can lecturer's still bring their own device to the classroom to use to present materials?
Answer:  No, if it is a core curriculum class.  These classes will be using Echo360 to simulcast, and not all rooms support recording of auxillary audio input.

Question:  Do I need to upload my lecture slides to Echo360?
Answer:  No, not your full powerpoint.  Do focus on uploading any activities (polls, quizzes) or media (video files, YouTube) to Echo360 ahead of time.


Question:  Will lecturers be able to hear students in the synchronous rooms or remote students?
Answer:  No.  They will have to submit questions via chat.


Question:  Will lecturers be able to see students in the synchronous rooms or remote students?
Answer:  No.  


Question:  Will lectures be provided with my own microphone?
Answer:  Yes.


Question:  Will lecturers be recorded?
Answer:  Yes, in addition to the recording the screen being projected, the instructor will be simulcast and recorded from a web camera.


Question:  Can Zoom be used during a VM1, VM2 or VM3 class?
Answer:  Please contact IT@vetmed.illinois.edu a minimum of 72 hrs in advance if you need to use Zoom.  Not all rooms support audio/video integration of Zoom with the simulcast solution (Echo360 live).  Currently restricted to BSB 2251, 2258 and 2271C only.


Question:  Can remote lectures be connected into a VM1, VM2 or VM3 class?
Answer:  Please contact IT@vetmed.illinois.edu a minimum of 72 hrs in advance if having a guest or remote lecturer.  Not all rooms support audio/video integration of Zoom with the simulcast solution (Echo360 live).




Keywords:classroom, lecture, technology, changes, AY21, Echo, live, iClicker, poll   Doc ID:104829
Owner:Jeff F.Group:University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
Created:2020-08-10 15:07 CDTUpdated:2020-08-12 17:21 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
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