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Work at Home and Online Instruction Toolbox for Faculty and Staff
The following links and documentation are for IT tools and services that enable a variety of remote capability. Additionally, CIT is offering classes in Lib 436 going over this material. You can sign up using the form at Blackboard/Panopto Training - LIB 436 For faculty who have no previous...
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Faculty and Staff Working at Home
Configure your BlackBoard course for Panopto use.
All Blackboard courses must be configured to use Panopto. *Configuration does not require a webcam or microphone. 1. Go into the Blackboard course Note: the Edit mode needs to be set to ON. 2. Scroll your mouse over the plus symbol on the top left corner of the main menu. Select Tool...
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Add Users to a Blackboard Course
Blackboard allows an instructor to add other users to their course who are not automatically added by registration. Log into your course. Expand the Users and Groups section on the Control Panel. Select Users Click Find Users to Enroll on the action bar, above the Search tool at the top...
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Installing Panopto
For installing Panopto on a personally owned machine or an Eastern owned PC laptop please refer to the directions below. If installing the Panopto software on an Eastern owned PC desktop computer or any Mac please refer these instructions: Article 468: Software Center (PC) Self Service (Mac) - How...
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Recording with Panopto
Record a Video on a Windows PC (Scroll Down For Mac Instructions) (Scroll even Further for iOS (iPad) instructions) Once Panopto is installed, you should access it from your Blackboard course by clicking on the Tool Link you created (Videos) Note: The browser you use will have an impact the...
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Copy Panopto Video to Another Course
The link below has a video and written instructions for copying Panopto Video to another course. Prior to this you must have already configured the other course to use Panopto as described in Article 463: Configure Your Blackboard Course for Panopto Copy Panopto Video from one course to...
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Sign Up for Webex Account
Webex accounts are created using the instructions below, they are specific to Eastern and not related to the free accounts you can get at Webex's main site. Note, students do not need an account to join a presentation, only the host (professor) needs an account. Students can sign up if they want...
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Use Webex to Make Phone Calls
Webex can make voice calls to out-of-network individual phone numbers. Start a meeting Click on the button with the 3 dots Choose invite and remind from the resulting menu Select the Phone icon, fill in the phone number and * Invitee Name is optional, click Call.
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VPN Login and File Access for Faculty and Staff
The ECSU VPN server is a device that creates a Virtual Private Network between your home computer and the Eastern campus. With a VPN connection, you may access files on your Z-drive via the Internet or remote control your office computer from home. For instructions to Remote Control your office...
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Remote Desktop Access
The following will allow you to gain access to your desktop computer from home via the VPN. IMPORTANT: The VPN server will auto disconnect you after either 30 minutes of inactivity, or one hour of connect time. If you still have work to do, you may browse back to the VPN server and sign back in...
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Forwarding University Calls from Desk Phones and
NOTE: Method 1 must be setup physically from your desk phone before you leave campus. Method 2 can be done from outside the university via Internet Access. Method 1: Physical Access to Desk Phone On your desk phone you will see a Forward All button. Press this button and enter in the numbers 91...
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