DLINQ offers ongoing web-based and in-person professional learning opportunities for faculty, staff, and students. Topics range from teaching online and hybrid, to data privacy, to technology learning, to digital wellness and identity.

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Monday, July 20, 2020
11-11:30 am Pacific / 2-2:30 pm Eastern

Pre-Recorded Presentation/Live Q&A via Zoom

This session will explore pedagogical practices for using Zoom to teach synchronous language classes. Topics will include:

  • General Zoom classroom etiquette
  • Collaboratively establishing norms of communication in the classroom
  • Zoom ice breaker activity examples
  • Using breakout rooms to organize pair/group work
  • Using screen share to “share out” results of pair/group work
  • File transfer via chat
  • Using “share computer sounds” to set background music during activities
  • Captioning to practice “type what you hear” activities
  • Using Zoom to record an oral presentation
  • Doing oral exams in Zoom

Please note: this workshop will focus on pedagogical practices, and familiarity with basic Zoom tools is a prerequisite for this workshop.



This workshop uses a flipped format. To participate, please view the pre-recorded presentation video which provides information on the topics listed above prior to the July 20 live discussion.

The July 20 session will provide an opportunity for open Q&A and discussion based on the pre-recorded presentation linked below, which participants are expected to view prior to attending. Please bring your questions to the session and we will address as many of them as time allows. In order to attend and participate in the session, you must view the video ahead of time

Pre-recorded presentation video (approx. 45 min.): Click to view

Accompanying Slides: Click to view