Perhaps you've heard the stories of local city council meetings being disrupted by "zoombombing," or having uninvited guests show up to Zoom meetings. The link below contains useful tips for keeping your Zoom meetings secure.
Use Zoom? Here Are 7 Essential Steps You Can Take To Secure It
Article from Forbes outlining various measures you can take to prevent "Zoom-bombing" and secure your meetings.
As we adjust to life on screens, it might help to look for tips from videographers and vloggers who have had lots of experience with figuring out how make videos at home. In these videos, Hank Green ( Vlogbrothers) and Chris Nichols (DPReview) explain some easy tips for better video and Zoom sessions.
I made a screencast providing an overview of where and how you can create videos in Canvas. This won't be a replacement for other tools like Kaltura Capture and Zoom, but it might provide a nice way to increase a sense of teacher presence for your students.
Creating Canvas Videos
A short screencast, posted in Aggie Video, with an overview of creating videos in Canvas.
My plan for this quarter was to do everything asynchronously. I was going to pre-record mini-lectures for my courses, post them, and then have students respond and hold discussions in Canvas discussion forums.