Dear Colleagues, The Academic Senate has been engaged in conversations with the Office of Information Technology about the privacy and security of remote teaching tools, particularly for our international students. Below please find the latest information we have to share. Sincerely, James Steintrager, Chair Academic Senate, Irvine Division — Executive Summary Recent revelations of gaps… Continue Reading Remote Teaching Tools: Privacy and Security Concerns

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The Division of Teaching Excellence in Innovation (DTEI) Support Team will host several training webinars in July to help instructors prepare for virtual instruction, covering topics on student engagement, Zoom, Canvas and Yuja use for teaching. Please register to attend. Tuesday, 7/28, 3 – 4:30 PMEngaging Students Remotely with Digital Active Learning Strategies Wednesday, 7/28,… Continue Reading Remote Teaching Webinar Series

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UCI Community, When the University of California, Irvine (UCI) suspended face-to-face instruction and quickly switched to distance learning in response to a global pandemic, we increased use of teleconferencing and virtual meeting platforms to deliver course content. This privacy advisory informs users accessing UCI courses from outside of the United States that local privacy or… Continue Reading Distance Learning Privacy Advisory

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  UCI Community, In light of recent Zoombombing incidents, a new resource has been created to help hosts ensure that Zoom meetings, events and classes are configured correctly, preventing disruption from bad actors seeking to post inappropriate images or video, hate speech, harassing commentary, threats and other disruptive content. Nearly all Zoombombing incidents can be… Continue Reading Prevent Zoom Bombing

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Dear Colleagues, In this unprecedented time, UCI confronts a variety of digital accessibility issues. Regardless of the challenges, we stay committed to accessibility and equity, both in our work environment and in our educational mission. We have fostered a strong partnership between the Office of Information Technology (OIT), the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity… Continue Reading UCI Digital Accessibility Resources

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