The College of Arts and Sciences online learning can help you design courses, improve existing course content and learn how to use UB-supported online tools to develop engaging classes and videos.
UB offers a variety of tools to aid your teaching needs. This collection of online tools is designed to help you explore and create exceptional courses. These include on-demand training, online resources and 24/7 support.
Record, edit and publish educational video and audio content from your computer or mobile device with Panopto.
Recording with Panopto gives faculty and staff tools for video and screen recording, editing and sharing, all in one place and from any device. Panopto with an excellent tool for creating prerecorded content for online courses and can be integrated with UB Learns. Here are a few resources on how you can record with Panopto.
For more step-by-step instructions, please visit the Recording with Panopto website.
Download our PowerPoint templates for step-by-step instructions on making your Word documents and PowerPoint presentations accessible and unlocking your content for everyone, including people with disabilities.
A student can look at the table of contents and skip over the video to answer a quiz. But there's an option to block students from advancing over a quiz until they've answered all the questions and click continue.
The question is marked wrong if a student doesn't choose all the correct answers.
If students in your class require captions as a disability accommodation, have the student contact Accessibility Resources. Accessibility Resources will notify you of documented accommodations you can enter in your class or use with the integrated tools.
Panopto's built-in Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) feature makes it easy to caption videos to make them accessible to people with hearing impairments and others who find captions useful. The captions can then be refined manually.
Use the transcription request form to submit your information to assist you with your closed captioning/transcription on your UB Panopto or Zoom video.
After you submit the transcription request form, you will receive a notification about how to upload your video to a Box folder. If you have any questions, please contact Jay Stockslader, Director of Online Learning and Continuing Education in the College of Arts and Sciences.
This service is for general transcription of your class, presentation or workshop video. If you have students needing transcription services specifically for accessibility, please contact Accessibility Resources. Accessibility Resources may be able to fund the outsourcing of closed captioning/transcription of your class videos.
We can only assist your class with UB Panopto or Zoom class videos for educational purposes.
Videos submitted for this closed captioning/transcription service must be for continuous viewing or used multiple times for educational purposes.
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You can find support every step of the way. Here are a few support resources unique to the College of Arts and Sciences.
The College provides hundreds of academic courses online each year. Contact Jay Stockslader, Dirtector of Online Learning and Continuing Education, to discuss how to offer your class online, learn more about instructional design, or develop an online degree program.
CASet provides comprehensive information technology services and support to the College. CASet partners with faculty and staff to meet instructional, research and administrative needs by servicing and consulting on matters relating to technology.
The University at Buffalo Office of Curriculum, Assessment and Teaching Transformation (CATT) provides leadership and support for delivering and assessing 21st-century instruction across physical and digital learning environments.