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.

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Posted in LockDown Browser, Zoom

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.

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Posted in Zoom

Zoom Student Guide

October 2, 2020 at 7:27 pm

Introduction and instructions for using Zoom, a video/audio web-conferencing and collaboration tool. Your instructors may use Zoom for lectures, office hours, group work, and more. Read more »

Posted in Zoom

Zoom cloud recording and Canvas integration available

August 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

UBC Zoom data has moved to Canadian data hosting, allowing us to enable cloud recording for Zoom sessions and to integrate Zoom and Canvas.

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Posted in Canvas, Zoom

Group Work

August 21, 2020 at 11:45 pm

Find tools to support students when working in groups online, synchronously (Mattermost, Microsoft Teams, Zoom) or asynchronously (Canvas, Microsoft OneDrive, UBC Blogs, UBC Wiki). Read more »

Posted in Canvas, Mattermost, Microsoft OneDrive, Microsoft Teams, UBC Blogs, UBC Wiki, Zoom


August 15, 2020 at 12:16 am

Communicate with students online using announcements (Canvas, UBC Blogs), virtual office hours (Mattermost, Zoom), and individualized messages (Canvas, OnTask). Read more »

Posted in Canvas, Mattermost, OnTask, UBC Blogs, Zoom


August 14, 2020 at 10:42 pm

Find tools to support online discussions using synchronous conversations (Mattermost, Microsoft Teams, Zoom) or asynchronous discussion boards (Canvas, Piazza, UBC Blogs). Read more »

Posted in Canvas, Mattermost, Microsoft Teams, Piazza, UBC Blogs, Zoom

Polls & Surveys

August 14, 2020 at 6:40 pm

Find tools to get feedback from students online in real-time, such as during lectures (iClicker Cloud, Zoom), or outside of any designated time (Qualtrics). Read more »

Posted in iClicker Cloud, Qualtrics, Zoom


August 14, 2020 at 6:38 pm

Find tools for adapting exams for online contexts, whether you require proctoring (Proctorio, Zoom) or not (Canvas, LockDown Browser). Read more »

Posted in Canvas, LockDown Browser, Proctorio, Zoom

Lectures & Presentations

August 14, 2020 at 6:26 pm

Find tools for giving online lectures and presentations synchronously (Zoom) or asynchronously (recorded at home using tools like Camtasia, Kaltura, or VideoScribe or on campus using Lightboard or One-Button Studio). Read more »

Posted in Camtasia, Lightboard, One-Button Studio, VideoScribe, Zoom