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2.6. Document Camera/Whiteboard Alternatives

Because the document camera is not compatible with Zoom, here are alternatives to showing documents and writing/drawing information for students



Upload Documents to Canvas

1. To upload your documents to Canvas, go to Canvas.asu.edu and login with your ASU credentials. Locate your course on the Canvas Dashboard and click on the course card:

2. Decide where you would like to upload the file. We recommend uploading files that students need access to, to the Modules tab. Click on Modules in the left-hand navigation:

3. Create a new Module. Module Names to consider are Files, Course Content, or any other title name for the class. Click the +Module button in the top right-hand corner:

 

 

 4. Enter a module name and click Add Module:

5. Next, click the + icon to the right of the module name:

6. First, click the drop-down arrow next to the title Assignment. Then, select File:

7. Select [New File(s)]. Then, select Choose File. Locate the file you have saved to your computer and upload that file. Lastly, select Add Item in the bottom right-hand corner:

8. Make sure both the file and module are published and have green check marks next to them:


Document Camera Alternatives

Because writing on paper under the document camera is not available, here is a list of alternatives:

NOTE: Please make sure you are logged in to Zoom to be able to share your screen. To learn how to log in to Zoom, click here.

Zoom Whiteboard

1. Draw or type on the Whiteboard located in a Zoom Meeting (viewable by both online students and students in the classroom). To use the Whiteboard in Zoom, launch your Zoom Meeting and click Share Screen:

2. Select Whiteboard, then click Share:

3. These are the available options for using the Whiteboard in Zoom:

4. Both Student and Teacher can write on the Whiteboard at the same time. Use this feature to draw pictures, write out the learning objectives for the day, or anything else you would write on a whiteboard:

OneNote

1. Like Zoom Whiteboard, use Microsoft OneNote to type or write your notes for students. To use OneNote, launch the OneNote application on the computer:

2. Next, make sure to share the OneNote screen in Zoom. To do so, click Share Screen in Zoom:

3. Then select OneNote as the window you want to share:

4. Then, navigate back to OneNote.

5. Next, click the + icon Next to Quick Notes:

6. Give the page a title:

To type, click anywhere on the page and start typing:

7. To draw, click Draw at the top of the screen:

8. Select which pen type you would like to use:

9. And start drawing in OneNote:

Word

1. Microsoft Word can be used to type notes. To use Word, launch the Microsoft Word application on the computer:

2. Next, make sure to share the screen in Zoom. To do so, click Share Screen in Zoom:

3. Then select Word as the window you want to share:

4. Then, navigate back to Word and select Blank Document:

5. Lastly, start typing on the document:


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