Lectures

Find strategies and instructions for distributing the course content that you would normally deliver with an in-person lecture.

Share Lecture Materials | Deliver Real-Time Lectures | Record & Upload Asynchronous Lectures


Share Lecture Materials

Lecture materials like slides can be shared with students through your Canvas course.

Add content in Canvas

Follow UBC how-to instructions

  1. Add content to your Canvas course

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Explore more about Canvas and read answers to FAQs in UBC’s Canvas instructor guide » and UBC’s Canvas student guide »

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Deliver Real-Time Lectures

Zoom is a ​video/audio web-conferencing and collaboration tool​ that lets you meet with students in real time online. Through Zoom you can do many classroom activities: present using whiteboards, share screens and resources, interact by voice or text chats, enable group discussion, and administer polls.

Schedule & run lectures with Zoom

Follow UBC how-to instructions

  1. Request a Zoom account and install Zoom
  2. Schedule a real-time lecture with Zoom
  3. Run a real-time lecture with Zoom

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Using Zoom’s built-in closed-captioning options » will make your lectures more accessible.

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Explore more about Zoom and read answers to FAQs in UBC’s Zoom instructor guide » and UBC’s Zoom student guide »

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Record & Upload Asynchronous Lectures

If you want to pre-record your lectures, you can use Camtasia (a desktop-capturing software) The quickest way to record is to present your slides on your computer as you talk over them. Then you can upload the recording for students to stream in your Canvas course.

Capture & share video with Camtasia

Follow UBC how-to instructions

  1. Download and install the Camtasia application
  2. Record a lecture with Camtasia
  3. Share your Camtasia lecture recordings in Canvas

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Many classrooms have built-in recording equipment, and mobile recording kits are available for others, if you prefer to record on campus. Explore your recording and streaming options in UBC classrooms »

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Make lecture recordings more accessible by adding closed captioning » and providing transcripts.

Tip:
Explore more about Camtasia in UBC’s Camtasia instructor guide »

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Get support with learning technology

Contact the UBC Learning Technology Hub for hands-on assistance:
604 827 4775 | LT.hub@ubc.ca | Live Support (Mon-Fri 9:00-4:30)


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