Teaching with Technology

Humans are crucial to inclusive teaching, and using tech successfully in the classroom starts with relationships.

Bryan Dewsbury, Assistant Professor of Biology, University of Rhode Island.

There are extensive resources available across the NYU Global Network with tutorials on how to deploy online tools for the remote delivery of your course. Below are some useful likes to tutorials and further resources.

Technology tools can help organize course materials, student ideation, and assessment. NYU Abu Dhabi uses the learning management system, Brightspace to help you organize your course. Inside this tool there are messaging features, assignment submission pages, a Chat Room tool, Discussion Forum, and a Resources folder. Together, these folders can help you to organise a “Lesson” folder where all the materials for a given week are in one place for your students.

For remote instruction options we deploy Zoom for live small group discussions, small break out groups, and recording and transcribing lectures.
There are extensive resources available on how to deploy Zoom for learning.

Here are a series of tutorials on how to use Zoom and its many features:

It is important to inform yourself about privacy features and safety features of using Zoom.

Additional Resources

NYU Zoom: Automatic Live Transcription is Now Available

Did you know that Automatic Captioning (Automatic Live Transcription) is a feature is  available in NYU Zoom meetings as a way to improve digital accessibility. Only hosts can enable this for a meeting or class. Here are some tools to help you get started:

For assistance with the NYU Zoom Automatic Live Transcription feature, refer to the links above or contact the NYU IT Service Desk.