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Latest revision as of 18:23, 6 April 2021

WSU Technology Knowledge Base
technology info for living your digital life
1,495 articles in English
Can't find what you need? Send us your suggestions. Interested in contributing? Contact TLT (tlt@winona.edu).

Announcements and Updates

For older announcements and updates, check the News Archive.

Welcome to WSU

Getting a New Laptop?

April Pro Tip - Looking Good on Zoom

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Before the meeting

  1. Find a stable spot for your laptop or phone, other than your lap, so your camera doesn't jiggle.
  2. Preferably sit without a window behind you so we can see your face and so the camera can focus well without the shifts between the bright window and you when you move.
  3. Tell your meeting organizer if there is a reason why you can’t be recorded.
  4. Feel free to arrive early to check your audio and video before the official meeting starts.
  5. Comb your hair to look awake and brush your teeth to wake up your smile before the meeting.
  6. Keep your earbuds with a microphone nearby since they help reduce background noise.

During the meeting

  1. Mute when you are not speaking.
  2. Turning your video off and just using audio will conserve bandwidth on your network for others (e.g., roommates, family) to use.
  3. Using lots of hand gestures in front of the camera will slow down the video.
  4. Use chat to ask questions.
  5. Give a thumbs up when asked if you can hear.
  6. Silence your phone.
  7. Speak a little more slowly than usual for more clarity.

For more information, see Video conferencing tips and tricks

Faculty Spring Wrap Up

If you used Brightspace to support any of your courses this term:

  1. Release your final course grades. If you want your students to see their final grades in Brightspace, you must release them. Remember, these are not official grades and you still need to submit those using the Minnesota State Faculty eServices online form.
  2. Prepare final course grades for Minnesota State import. If you want to import your final course grades from Brightspace to the Minnesota State eServices site, rather than entering them manually, you must first convert them into an approved letter format.
  3. Back up your courses. Now is a great time to create a backup copy of this semester's courses.

For more information, see Prepare for the end of an academic term

April Teacher's Corner

Consider setting up some custom student support for your courses this summer. TLT will work with you to find the best tools for your specific activities and ensure that these tools are supported fully throughout the term. We also deliver effective and timely technology training for your students designed to meet the specifications of your activity, removing that responsibility from your shoulders. This might include online training, hands-on training sessions held either during or outside class time, just-in-time technical support or some combination of training options.

For more information, see Custom student support

April Office Tech