As Questrom School of Business prepares for the possibility of class and meeting disruptions, Questrom ITS is working to anticipate the technological requirements that would be necessary for business continuity under a number of scenarios.
As a follow-up to Susan’s email “IMPORTANT UPDATES AND REQUEST FOR INFORMATION: COVID-19 Virus”, please:
- Complete the Technology Needs Survey to help us determine if you have equipment at home that can be used to run a Zoom Video Conferencing session
All faculty teaching this semester will be setup with a Questrom Zoom account. If you don’t already have an account, you will receive an invite email from Zoom tomorrow (March 5, 2020) around 10am. Please be on the lookout for this email from Zoom (firstname.lastname@example.org) inviting you to activate your account. You will be able to log in via questrom.zoom.us after activating your account. This is the portal where you will see all of your meetings, as well as schedule new meetings.
We are offering Zoom Online Conferencing Training this week and next week. The goal of this training is to support faculty hosting Zoom Meetings for courses and office hours should such a program be needed.
We will offer drop in support times to offer a walk-through and answer questions:
I will send a follow-up email with online Zoom trainings for next week.
After your account has been created, download the Zoom Set-Up Checklist to get you started. This includes several 1 minute training videos on key topics. You can also use this document in lieu of training. We will post the information/training videos on http://questromworld.bu.edu/faculty and http://questromworld.bu.edu/covid19/ by Friday.
As always, please email us with any questions at email@example.com.