Experience teaching technology with in-person and virtual sessions

A woman lectures a class in front of a podium in a UB classroom.

Photo by Douglas Levere

Published August 2, 2021

Want to get more familiar with technology in UB classrooms before teaching this fall? Stop in August 25 and 26, 2021 for a hands-on learning experience in a UB classroom, assisted by experts from UB Information Technology. Or, join us for virtual sessions covering critical classroom software like UB Learns, Panopto and Zoom.

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In-person training: "Hands on in a UB classroom"

Are you a hands-on learner who wants to get more comfortable with teaching technology in UB classrooms? Join us for an interactive, in-person learning session, where you can experiment with teaching technology assisted by UB experts.

Use this session to:

  • Become more familiar with the latest technology in UB classrooms
  • Learn how to make an on-demand recording of your lecture using Panopto
  • Understand the different types of classrooms and what technology is available in each
  • Get answers to your questions about UB teaching technology

If you are preparing to teach a concurrent remote and in-person class this semester, these sessions are a great place to start; we also encourage you to test the remote component of your class ahead of time. Contact our Help Center support team for assistance.

Register for an in-person classroom training session on the UB Libraries website. Sessions will be held on August 25, 2021, 1-6 p.m. in Baldy 101, and on August 25, 2021, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Diefendorf 146

Virtual session: "Integrating UB Learns with Zoom and Panopto"

Have you ever wondered about the best ways to use software like UB Learns, Zoom and Panopto together for maximum effect? Experts are on-hand to explain what's possible.

This virtual session is taking place on Zoom on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 1-2 p.m. Click the link below to register.

Virtual session: "Re-using Panopto and Zoom recordings this semester"

UB experts in Panopto and Zoom will be answering your questions about re-using your previously made academic recordings for the upcoming semester. Join us for this virtual session via Zoom on Thursday, August 19, 2021, 3-4 p.m. Registration is required; click the link below to register.

Need more help?

Still have questions about teaching technology at UB? Contact the  UBIT Help Center online, or by phone at 716-645-3542 (press 2 for immediate classroom support).

These sessions are part of a larger, ongoing effort to better support faculty by providing options for flexible teaching. For more resources, visit buffalo.edu/teachanywhere.