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Salem Online Teaching for Faculty: Technology

Campus Contacts for Faculty

  • Questions about moving and conducting courses online (e.g. Moodle, Google Classroom or Meet, etc.)? Make an appointment ASAP with Paula Young in CTEI or email paula.young@salem.edu.
  • Questions about IT issues (e.g. device support, software, VPN, etc.)? Contact IT at help@salem.edu.
  • Questions about library resources (e.g. resource links, authenticating off campus, contacting a librarian, etc.)? Email library@salem.edu. You can also contact your department's liaison librarian.

Tools for Remote Delivery

Resources from Salem College Faculty
Step-by-step instructions for tasks in Moodle:              Moodle playlist of tutorials for version 3.8: 
Adding math notation in Moodle:
Other Resources:
Schedule an Online Meeting

While logged in to your Salem Google Account, go to Google Calendar and create a new meeting.

1. Select More Options                                                            2. Add Conferencing

calendar meeting details template   

Help & Tutorials

Google Hangouts Meet Training and Help

Selected tutorials:

Resources for Securing Zoom Sessions
Access Zoomsalem zoom icon in google apps

Follow these steps to access your Salem Zoom account: 

  1. Log in to your Salem Google account.           
  2. Open Google.
  3. On the top right, select Apps.
  4. Scroll down to the Salem Zoom icon.

To integrate zoom with Google Calendar and Chrome, download the Zoom Scheduler browser extension.

 

Tutorials 

Brief video tutorials, each approximately 1 minute long:

Electronic Resources

The library's electronic resources are available anywhere. When prompted to login, use your MySalem username and password. Do not include @salem.edu.


Persistent Links

If you copy a database link from your Internet browser on Moodle, that link will eventually stop working because it is a dynamic, non-static link. To eliminate this problem, most database companies now offer persistent links for their articles. Persistent links (also known as persistent URLs) are stable links that will consistently take students to a particular full-text article in a library database. If the student is off campus she or he will be asked to authenticate themselves via Salem - they should use their MySalem username and password. 

Need help with a persistent link in a particular library database? Contact the Discovery & Delivery Librarian, Mary Abernathy at mary.abernathy@salem.edu and/or (336) 917-5436.

Scan Documents using your Smartphone or Tablet:
Tools in Microsoft Windows:
Free and Open-source Software:
Video Tutorials:

Additional Moodle Tutorial Videos

External Applications

Please note: Salem IT does not have the ability to support external applications and delivery modes, such as Inquizative, Respondus, Socrative, Camtasia, Prezi. If you experience issues with products offered by external sources which are not supported by or subscribed to by Salem, you'll need to contact those sources' customer service for assistance. This includes publisher-provided content to which students buy access.