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All Faculty Meeting - Shared screen with speaker view
Scott Lukas
01:15:12
Michelle, how is your WiFi?
Jeanette Darby
01:16:28
Where is that bar Jeff?
Jon Kingsbury
01:17:33
It's a little bar in the middle of the screen just to the left of our pictures.
Jon Kingsbury
01:17:43
Click and drag it for adjustment.
Jeff DeFranco
01:17:56
Its between the presenters screen and the side bar of faces. There is a small icon that is two small bars that is the sign to move over sideways.
Scott Lukas
01:18:05
https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/360000005883-Displaying-participants-in-gallery-view
Brad Deeds
01:23:43
https://www.headspace.com/covid-19
Jeanette Darby
01:25:51
Got it! Thanks
Karla Johnston
01:26:32
LakeTahoeMindfulness.com for Wednesday morning 7:30a-8:30a Zoom meditation and community time
Brad Deeds
01:26:43
Yes
Brad Deeds
01:26:54
Free meditations available there
Kellie Greiner
01:27:32
I have a mindfulness section on my Canvas page for students with links, exercises, activities.
Treva Thomas
01:30:21
There is also a recourse from the CVC-OEI called Wellness Central for online health and wellness for students at https://cvc.edu/wellness/
Brad Deeds
01:30:30
https://www.cccco.edu/About-Us/Chancellors-Office/Divisions/Communications-and-Marketing/Novel-Coronavirus/co-communications-to-colleges
Brad Deeds
01:30:43
Chancellor's Office guidance page^^
Treva Thomas
01:32:02
Reach out to me if you need a student to have access to your Canvas site outside of the quarter ends for an Incomplete
Kurt Festinger
01:36:18
These grade categories are CCC system wide?
LouAnn Muhm
01:36:47
What if a student “Goes missing” in the class and does not do the paperwork to officially withdraw?
Scott Lukas
01:38:29
By “going missing” does that mean “inactive” in terms of their status on the People tab in Canvas?
Treva Thomas
01:38:38
We still need to drop for No Show?
Scott Lukas
01:38:57
This is actually quite common and it would be a major time issue in terms of reaching out to all such students.
LouAnn Muhm
01:39:11
SCott—I didn’t mean “inactive” students. I meant students who stop logging in or doing work, but who have tnot officially withdrawn.
Scott Lukas
01:39:27
OK, got it.
LouAnn Muhm
01:40:11
How will instructors be informed if a student chooses P/NP?
Lori Thorne
01:41:28
I believe pass no pass is indicated as an option in Gradebook.
LouAnn Muhm
01:41:55
Lori—does it show for every student, or only those who have opted in?
Lori Thorne
01:42:58
Not sure LouAnn but I will find out!
LouAnn Muhm
01:43:09
Thanks!
Susan Kloss
01:45:18
Is there a recommendation about whether to tell students about taking a P/NP option at the beginning of the term, vs towards the end of term?
Pete Dixon
01:46:18
I’d suggest if the course is major prep to check with counselor
Lesya Zhukovska
01:46:24
Also, can someone switch back to a letter grade option from P/NP?
Jenny Darby
01:51:40
Brad, DRE is closed but I do not believe they will accept a pass/fail grade. Have you heard anything about that?
LouAnn Muhm
01:51:47
Sorry— I just thought of a P/NP question. If a student chooses that, what grade becomes a P? A D or a C? Some English classes require a C in the prereq.
Brad Deeds
01:52:13
Hi Jenny, what's DRE?
Jenny Darby
01:52:27
Department of Real Estate
Brad Deeds
01:52:41
Ah, figured it out when I hit send. I haven't but I will reach out.
LouAnn Muhm
01:52:45
Jon just answered my question
Jenny Darby
01:52:48
To be able to sit for the state exam
Susan Kloss
01:53:11
What Is last possible date to switch to P/NP option?
LouAnn Muhm
01:53:59
So in English, a D is always an NP?
Lori Thorne
01:54:18
I believe it depends on the class Sue and if it is a full quarter length class.
Lori Thorne
01:57:26
Michelle - I confirmed with Steve Berry that there is no deadline for declaring P/NP.
Pete Dixon
02:01:42
LouAnn - Yes, D is always a NP
Treva Thomas
02:01:48
Faculty, those students using the Chromebook can access the basic Microsoft apps via their Office 365 account. This means you can still post .docx, .xlsx, etc. for students can use for your class. The students don't need to download Microsoft programs--they can just launch via the Internet and use in the cloud.
Lesya Zhukovska
02:03:29
When students use these services, is it via Zoom video chat?
LouAnn Muhm
02:03:57
Thanks, Pete
Lesya Zhukovska
02:04:04
Ok cool- so more personal than NetTutor
Melanie Chu
02:04:22
Yes very personalized :)
Melanie Chu
02:06:48
LTCC Student Services ?
Lesya Zhukovska
02:06:57
Additional Tutoring?
Sara Pierce
02:07:09
Personalized tutoring?
Sarah Marquez
02:07:54
Virtual Student Services
Lori Thorne
02:13:10
Great job Sean!!
Frances Pistoresi
02:13:20
Love it! Very welcoming!
Maxine Alper
02:13:32
That was great!
Patricia Leonard-Heffner
02:13:35
Nice Job!
Phyllis Shafer
02:13:43
Nice, Sean!
Sean Ryland
02:13:56
Thanks all
Mark Williams
02:14:10
Sean Rocks!!!
Sue Kloss
02:14:18
Yeah, Sean!
Eric Sturgess
02:14:25
Nice job Sean!
Stephanie Snyder
02:18:20
nice direct marketing!
Lori Thorne
02:18:25
Nice job Clinton!
Mark Williams
02:18:30
Yay! Clinton!!!!
Eric Sturgess
02:18:46
well done Clinton!
Scott Lukas
02:21:22
I have articles linked as well at the bottom of the COVID-19 page, https://ltccteachingandlearning.com/covid-19
Brad Deeds
02:21:43
Way to go Sean and Clinton!
Stephanie Snyder
02:23:37
My students have been very generous with their expertise in Canvas and ZOOM. they are great, and I think we’re making progress so quickly!
candace fair
02:23:50
You did a lot of great work Maxine!
Sue Kloss
02:23:57
Very cool,Maxine!
Jason Beaton
02:23:59
From my perspective I’ve actually noticed less drops (inactive) students at he beginning of the semester. My feeling is most of our students under 30 are very well versed with technology so it is not a major issue for them.
Lesya Zhukovska
02:24:03
For our ice-breaker orientation discussion post, I asked students to share a meme about being in quarantine or like lyrics to some quanratined-themed song, or post some news article about something positive due to the quarantine (like nature flourishing). I feel like it's been a great way to add some humor and acknowledge the struggle collectively.
Jeff DeFranco
02:24:35
Great ideas Lesya. Thanks for sharing
Maxine Alper
02:27:02
We also have some former students who are in their home countries and now they are able to continue studying ESL with LTCC.
Esther Gormley
02:27:21
I’ve been teaching Spanish for LTCC online for quite a few years and love it! I feel it’s a lot more personalized than face to face. Lean in on your peers. I’m sure you’ll do great!!!
Ali Bissonnette
02:27:22
That’s awesome Maxine! And yes, great ideas Lesya!
Brad Deeds
02:28:34
Awesome Michael
Cathy Cox
02:28:41
I'm finding Canvas very easy to maneuver through and organize my classes - great platform! And Zoom also - working great. And I appreciate all the support the college is providing for us. Thanks.
Ali Bissonnette
02:28:42
I love that they cheered!
Michelle Risdon
02:29:11
Michael, getting cheered for entering your class…what could be better?!
Ali Bissonnette
02:29:16
That’s great Cathy. Canvas is definitely a cool tool even when you move back to F2F!
Stephanie Snyder
02:29:47
Energy fr. theirs, yes!
Ali Bissonnette
02:32:04
That’s awesome Jim! Love the office:)
Brad Deeds
02:32:41
Great Jim!
Brad Deeds
02:32:57
Kudos to Scott and Treva. Great Solange!
candace fair
02:33:02
my internet keeps dropping me out of the meeting and back in.
Mary Cook
02:33:37
Now I’m Googling you, Solange. :)
Eric Sturgess
02:34:34
Shout out to Scott and Treva… awesome work!
Scott Lukas
02:35:14
I enjoyed all of our trainings!
Brad Deeds
02:35:42
Way to go Betsy!
Mark Williams
02:35:57
Yay, Scott and Treva!!!!!!
Esther Gormley
02:37:33
In World Language we also use the app Marco Polo, which is like a walker talkie feature.
Ali Bissonnette
02:37:42
Awesome strategy Larry!
Sara Pierce
02:37:46
Thanks Esther!
Ali Bissonnette
02:37:57
Marco Polo is AMAZING! Check it out folks!
Eric Sturgess
02:38:08
Good idea Larry!
Shelli Thomas
02:38:52
I love using the Marco Polo app with my ESL students!
Treva Thomas
02:38:53
Labster is a virtual science lab
Scott Lukas
02:38:55
Check out Labster, https://youtu.be/Yk64O1D9WlY
Cathy Cox
02:39:01
Larry - I'm going to call you to see how your students to their math problems in Canvas.
Eric Sturgess
02:39:13
Esther how are you integrating Marco Polo with Canvas?
Sue Kloss
02:39:18
That's great, Ralph!
Melanie Chu
02:40:46
Larry, what are you using for your quizzes?
Scott Lukas
02:41:54
You can download only a few from my experience.
Sue Kloss
02:41:59
No Plant Bio Labsters!
Larry Green
02:42:05
I use Canvas for my quizzes. They are just one or two questions that are usually essay based or equation based. Some students take a picture of their written work and attached it in the quiz.
Melanie Chu
02:42:13
great
Esther Gormley
02:44:03
Eric - we are not we not integrating Marco Polo with Canvas. We have a Department group on Marco Polo and we use it that for communication. For students, I provide extra credit if they decide to join my Intermediate Spanish group to practice speaking.
Eric Sturgess
02:46:46
Got it, thanks!
Sara Pierce
02:48:08
Clinton, have you tried to use Studio? That could be cool where the students embed a quiz into it too. I am going to try that this quarter too.
Treva Thomas
02:48:12
Clinton, talk to me about setting up peer review in Canvas
Elizabeth Ferguson
02:49:13
Clinton., students can use Flipgrid or Screencastify to upload those video's
Scott Lukas
02:49:51
I would recommend that students use the tools within Canvas to upload the videos.
Scott Lukas
02:50:09
Just to make things easier for them.
Jenny Darby
02:50:12
Stephanie tether to your phone.
Jenny Darby
02:50:29
My internet is bad too.
Wynn Walker
02:51:22
I feel that so far everything is going well so far but it is the only first week. I can see that some things might come up but am not exactly sure what it is yet.
Sara Pierce
02:51:32
Go Wynn!!!!!
Solange Schwalbe
02:51:36
My back up plan is to email my students or they individually email me. We can also reschedule the class.
Bryan Yerian
02:51:40
Getting our monitor/keyboard/mouse from our office. I filled out the form last Friday, haven’t heard anything. Curious what is the status of the check out process?
Lesya Zhukovska
02:51:42
For wifi, I suggest either using wifi and then have data from your phone as a backup. Like open a hotspot to connect to your laptop.
Maxine Alper
02:51:47
I checked my router and it was from 2013! My provider is sending me a new one. Also, am going to get a booster.
Wynn Walker
02:52:49
Thanks, Sara! I appreciate your support always!
Scott Lukas
02:52:54
Internet speed, https://www.spectrum.com/internet/speed-test
Maxine Alper
02:53:02
Jeff, you mentioned so I checked mine! Thank you!
Jason Beaton
02:53:17
Another thing I highly recommend is have your local Internet company go to your street and replace and update the wires that come into your house.
Jason Beaton
02:53:56
Many of these wires have not been replaced in years and sometimes rats eat the cables. This will improve your signal dramatically.
Ali Bissonnette
02:54:02
Awesome Wynn!
Eric Sturgess
02:54:39
Way to go Cat Woman!:)
Lori Thorne
02:55:00
Ralph has his hand raised.
candace fair
02:55:11
what does tethering to your phone mean
Scott Lukas
02:55:45
hotspots for your phone, https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204023
Stephanie Snyder
02:56:05
I’ll check w/carrier see if they will give me more (unlimited —hah!) hotspot data because I’m teaching
Brad Deeds
02:56:59
Thanks Scott. I tested my internet speed: my download speed is 111.5 mps, upload speed 11.1 mps. Is that good or bad?
Melanie Chu
02:57:27
We processed a handful of staff tech today, here in the library. Jeff’s correct there are 70+ requests
Behnaz Gangursky
02:57:49
Here in El Dorado Hills, sometimes there is no internet connection, so I record my lecture videos late at 1 AM or 6 AM when many people are not using internet in the area.
Scott Lukas
02:57:57
Brad, 10-15 mps seems like a good range.
Ali Bissonnette
02:58:31
Thank you Mel and your team! You guys are working tirelessly and it shows!
Melanie Chu
02:58:42
Haha, I know I look tired :)
Jason Beaton
02:58:44
Depending on what you are doing you may need to have your computer hard wired to an ethernet cable. My students have to upload videos and depending on where they are if they are not on a wired connection they have issues/
Kyle Sullivan
03:00:14
Great Idea Jeff to get some sunshine and change of scenery!!!
Treva Thomas
03:01:35
You only have to be presentable from about the chest up :-)
Treva Thomas
03:01:59
PJ bottoms do work!
Jason Beaton
03:02:08
As long as you don’t stand up!
Brad Deeds
03:02:18
Kasey that is hysterical!
Kyle Sullivan
03:02:31
Lol. Or bathing suit once it gets warmer.
Cathy Cox
03:02:41
At least they're not driving!
Sarah Marquez
03:03:02
are any instructors NOT taking late add's this next week?
Treva Thomas
03:04:14
Always have "generous assumptions"!!
Jen Spina
03:04:35
FYI- De Anza and Foothill community college spring quarter starts next week. Looking for motivation to workout? Sign up for one of their fitness classes, or art, or music, or dance. Side note- their website says that no student will be dropped for non-payment
Ali Bissonnette
03:05:09
Good tips Jen! Thanks!
Shelli Thomas
03:06:50
How are you dealing with students who are having difficulty joining your Zoom meeting?
Stephanie Snyder
03:06:52
All - caps is considered shouting. AllCaps — I Use Title Case for emphasis
Lesya Zhukovska
03:07:13
Audio feedback can also be great!
Scott Lukas
03:07:36
Shelli, what are some of the student Zoom issues?
Mark Williams
03:08:08
Sarah, my classes are full and I won’t be taking any more students in MUS104B and E.
Scott Lukas
03:09:14
Christina had this good article she shared on Zoom and being inclusive. https://www.chronicle.com/article/8-Ways-to-Be-More-Inclusive-in/248460?fbclid=IwAR0X1l779TEKeVj6DKixb3XFlH8eVH9ZsWG_HSPoT-2PJPKeN8vKh8CvnmQ
Elizabeth Ferguson
03:10:27
Thank you all so much!
Shelli Thomas
03:10:36
Many of them just don't get to the right place after clicking. They are using phones, tablets and computers so it's difficult to figure out where they're going wrong. Many are not very tech savvy.
Jeff DeFranco
03:10:53
Thanks Scott and Christina for sharing that article
Scott Lukas
03:11:01
Shelli, thanks. If they are ongoing issues, we could direct them to on-campus help.
Wynn Walker
03:11:03
Sarah, I am willing to take late adds if there is a good case for it but I would not advise someone joining in my stats class if they have missed the whole first week just because math is brutal if you fall behind. However, I do not want to sound inflexible and can consider late adds on a case by case basis. Wynn
Stephanie Snyder
03:11:16
well put!
Ali Bissonnette
03:11:22
Thanks Wynn!
Karla Johnston
03:11:26
Stability at this time can’t be underestimated. Thank you, everyone!
Sarah Marquez
03:11:36
Thanks Mark and Wynn for the update
Larry Green
03:11:54
My policy is similar to Wynn. Missing the full first week makes it almost impossible to pass
Frances Pistoresi
03:11:58
Thanks so much, everyone!
Melanie Chu
03:12:00
Thanks all!
Maxine Alper
03:12:02
This was great. Thanks to all of you!
Jenny Darby
03:12:03
Thank you!
Nancy Buzzell
03:12:09
Thanks for all the information!
Shelli Thomas
03:12:09
Thanks!