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Upcoming Training Opportunities for Teaching & Working Remotely

Consultation on Teaching in Zoom and Hybrid environments

This is a general consultation on the tools for teaching online using Zoom and Panopto. If you have not taught online/hybrid at Penn Law before, this is a good place to start. 

Register for Adjuncts/Instructors:

Register for Standing Faculty:

Topics Covered:

  • Starting your Course Zoom Call
  • The “Hybrid” environment: how to start your Zoom call from a Penn Law classroom
  • Equipment recommendations for high-quality video and audio capture
  • Recommend further training and supported apps and services


Zoom: Introduction to Meetings

 Topics covered:

  • Connecting to a Zoom call through Canvas (courses) and using Zoom app
  • Basic host controls

Zoom: Advanced Features:

Topics Covered:

  • Advanced Host Controls
  • Breakout Rooms
  • Webinars and registration (if applicable)



Panopto: Intro to Recording & Editing

Topics covered:

  • Setting up and logging into the Panopto application
  • Selecting your camera and microphone
  • Configuring recording options: Voice, Camera, Screen/Powerpoint Capture
  • Uploading to Canvas
  • Troubleshooting common issues

Panopto: Advanced Features

Topics covered:

  • Viewing, editing, automatic annotation feature, and approving recordings (when applicable)
  • File management: copying, moving, deleting, and renaming sessions
  • Adding quizzes to your video
  • Downloading videos – setting the output format for video, podcasting feature, audio only version
  • Sharing and embedding Panopto videos



Canvas Training for Faculty (Individual Training)


Sign up for individualized training that can cover the basics or advanced topics. (Faculty only)


Canvas Training for Staff


Group training that covers the most popular features of Canvas. Topics covered:

  • Announcements
  • Modules
  • Assignments/Quizzes
  • Panopto Recordings
  • Discussion Boards
  • LTI Tools (Perusall, Poll Everywhere, etc)



Teams Basics 


This is a small group training (up to 4 people for each time slot) Topics covered:

  • Joining meetings
  • Starting meetings
  • Recording meetings
  • Chat
  • Settings

Teams Basics - For Departments


This training is based on configuring/using an existing Team site (no limit on participants) Topics covered:

  • Joining meetings
  • Starting meetings
  • Recording meetings
  • Team settings
  • Channels
  • Tabs/Apps
  • Chat
  • Settings


Adobe Acrobat for Working Remotely


Forms, signatures, annotations, and more.


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Other Resources:

  • LinkedIn Learning: This is an online training library that provides access to video tutorials covering a wide range of software/tech as well as topics to enhance business skills such as project management, marketing, and collaboration. [More info]