Archive for Marni Dunning

Pre-assign Breakout Rooms in Google Meet!

Google Meet is has been making many wonderful updates this past year but this one may be one of my favorites! You can now pre-assign breakout rooms in your google meet and it is pretty simple! **This can only be done using your Gustavus Google Calendar*** Set up the pre-assigned breakout rooms Either create a […]

ZOOM Live Transcriptions!!

Can you say, “It’s about time??” Yes, the news is indeed VERY exciting!! You can now have Zoom transcribe what you say into text right in the Zoom Window! ((APPLAUSE)) So, what do you need to do to make this work? Not much, but here are the steps: Open your Zoom Meeting Click Live Transcript […]

Training Opportunities from GTS

It’s a new year and with that comes new opportunities! Come learn more about the tools that make working and teaching in a hybrid situation a success!! GTS will be offering virtual sessions on Google Meet, Zoom, and Moodle in the month of January. I hope to you “see” you all soon — Good luck […]

Get the most out of your Gustavus Zoom Account!

Technology Services would like to remind you to sign into your Gustavus Zoom account prior to attending virtual classes and meetings. The College has partnered with Zoom to give you access to a variety of features that you may not have with another account. It also affords easier access to virtual events as it often […]

Gustavus Google Calendar Visibility

Did you know that by default, your Gustavus Google calendar is only visible to you? Did you also know that you can change that to fit your needs a bit better? Let’s say, you would like only a few select people to see when you are free/busy so they can schedule meetings with you when […]

Google Meet New Features — FINALLY!! ((Crowd goes wild))

Google Meet recently launched 7 FABULOUS new feature to Google Meet! These new features are being rolled out by Google in a staggered format so it may can take up to 2 weeks for these features to show up, but they are certainly worth the wait! Digital Whiteboard with Jamboard – host can open a […]

Training Opportunities @ Gustavus

Training Opportunities @ Gustavus Gustavus believes that professional development is an important piece in keeping you empowered and up to date with technology. And now, more than ever, you may feel the need to learn new ways to teach and work. Fortunately, there are a wealth of opportunities and resources to help you: Hoonuit Hoonuit […]

Introducing… Zoom!

Zoom is our new video conferencing application and it has some fantastic features, including: breakout rooms, whiteboard options, host controls, waiting room, polling, plus many more. The solution enables users to make video calls with up to 300 users, share their video, audio, and screen, plus, all of that can be easily recorded. The application […]

Technology Guidance for Summer Camps

GTS recommends the following for summer camps that would like to offer online instruction: Google Classroom – Google Classroom is a streamlined, easy-to-use tool that helps teachers manage coursework. With Classroom, educators can create classes, distribute information, assignments, grades and send feedback, and see everything in one place. You get access to Google Classroom with […]

Google Meet – What’s New?

Since many of us at Gustavus have been using Google Hangouts Meet to meet virtually with our students, coworkers and family, let’s talk about SIX new features that have come out! Google Hangouts Meet dropped the “Hangouts” making it simply GOOGLE MEET! YAY — Enough said! New controls for Gustavus Google Meet accounts The meeting […]