Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Changes to iClicker—end of UBC support for Classic and student remotes

August 16, 2021 at 1:58 pm

UBC is no longer offering central support for iClicker Classic and the associated student remotes (or ‘clickers’). This change does not impact iClicker Cloud.

Read more »

Posted in iClicker Cloud

Collaborate Ultra access turned off June 30

June 24, 2021 at 3:50 pm

As part of UBC’s move away from Collaborate Ultra, your access to Collaborate Ultra recordings in Canvas will be turned off on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. This removal is in preparation for UBC’s access to Collaborate Ultra and all stored recordings officially ending on July 31, 2021.

Read more »

Posted in Canvas, Collaborate Ultra

Recommendation against using Zoom with LockDown Browser for invigilation

April 13, 2021 at 4:53 pm

Based on recent technical issues, we now recommend against using Zoom and LockDown Browser together for invigilation.

Read more »

Posted in LockDown Browser, Zoom

Microsoft Teams personal chats removed after 90 days

March 31, 2021 at 4:11 pm

Starting April 30, 2021, UBC will adopt a schedule of removing instant chat messages in Microsoft Teams after 90 days.

Read more »

Posted in Microsoft OneDrive, Microsoft Teams

UBC Senate motions on use of remote proctoring software

March 18, 2021 at 11:15 am

The motions, effective immediately, restrict the use of automated remote invigilation tools like Proctorio that use algorithmic analysis of data recorded during invigilation at UBC on both campuses, except where accreditation bodies explicitly require remote proctoring software.

Read more »

Posted in Proctorio

Zoom add-on supports 300+ participants

March 12, 2021 at 12:29 pm

Request a large meeting add-on to create breakout rooms in sessions of up to 1000 participants, with up to 100 breakout rooms allowed.

Read more »

Posted in Zoom

Saying ‘goodbye’ to Collaborate Ultra

February 3, 2021 at 9:55 am

Following winter term 2, 2021, UBC will no longer be using the virtual classroom tool Collaborate Ultra. Please make sure any course recordings you have stored in the tool have been downloaded by July 2021.

Read more »

Posted in Collaborate Ultra