Teaching Remote Synchronous Classes in Zoom

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This video series by Elan Paulson presents an abridged version of the “Zoom Meetings as Part of Remote Course Delivery” workshop (PDEV0809) at Conestoga.

Each recorded video in this series asks viewers to pause for self-reflection and/or view related resources and videos. Links to these reflection resources are available in each section below.

Click the accordion button (+) in each section for video and supplementary links.

Key Features of Zoom For Synchronous Class Meetings (1 of 4)

This video introduces key features of Zoom for lesson delivery and ways that students may provide their opinions and feedback.

Key Features of Zoom for a Synchronous Class Meetings [9:46] by Elan Paulson

Reflection Links List

A shorter version of the video may be viewed at this link. See DIY Whiteboards and Document Cameras in the Remote Classroom for more on lesson delivery features.

Activity Options for Remote Synchronous Classes (2 of 4)

This video provides an overview of various Zoom features and other web-based apps that may be used to run large and small group activities.

Activity Options for Remote Synchronous Classes [10:34] by Elan Paulson

Reflection Links List

See Polls in Zoom for more information.

Making Activities Engaging in Remote Zoom Lessons (3 of 4)

This video gives examples of how Zoom features provide various levels of engagement within a BOPPPS lesson plan sequence to achieve the learning goals.

Making Learning Engaging in Remote Zoom Lessons [9:50] by Elan Paulson

Reflection Links List

Download the Remote BOPPPS lesson plan template.

Before-Class Planning for Remote Synchronous Zoom Meetings (4 of 4)

This video provides ideas for taking attendance, screen and window setup, and supporting Zoom etiquette.

Before-Class Planning for Remote Synchronous Zoom Meetings [10:56] by Elan Paulson

Reflection Links List

See IT Conestoga’s Zoom Video Conferencing for information on recordings classes in Zoom.

For Zoom settings and technical support, see IT Conestoga’s Zoom Video Conferencing webpage.

Elan Paulson

Elan Paulson, PhD, has been an educator in Ontario's higher education system since 2004. Before joining Conestoga as a Teaching and Learning Consultant, Elan was on the executive team at eCampusOntario. She previously served as Program Director and as an instructor in professional education programs at Western University's Faculty of Education. With a Master's in Educational Technology, Elan specializes in technology-enabled and collaborative learning to support diverse learners. She has also conducted research on faculty participation in communities of practice for professional learning and self-care.

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