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Guidance on Zoom and other video conferencing platforms

April 13, 2020


Dear Students,

We applaud and appreciate your efforts and patience transitioning to remote learning. All around the world, people have turned to video conferencing platforms to ...

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Further Guidance to Faculty on Zoom and other video conferencing platforms

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Dear Colleagues,

We applaud and appreciate your rapid adoption of Zoom, WebEx, Google Meet and other technologies in the remote delivery of your courses. As you may have heard in the media, across the country there have been instances of Zoom classes and meetings being disrupted by bad actors using hateful speech and images. Zoombombing has become a new verb, referring to uninvited guests gate crashing classes and meetings. In response, Zoom has made a number of updates, including changing default meeting settings so that only meeting hosts can screen share. Zoom has also updated its desktop application to address security and privacy concerns around data-mining. If you have not updated yours yet, please do so the next time you are prompted when using the desktop application.
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