Tips for distance education
The information is found under the following headlines:
- Internal tips, courses and networks
- External tips, courses and networks
- Useful tools for distance learning
Tips and advice for distance learning
In the acitivity "HB Personal" in PING PONG you can find information, tips and advice about the use of PING PONG. All employees have access to this activity, the information is mostly in Swedish.
In this acitivity you can also find links to another acitivity about distance learning that PUF has created. Most information there is in Swedish but it is also possible to communicate in English if you need, there are already a few manuals in English in the document section.
Network for flexible learning
The university has a network for flexible learning. The aim of this network is to contribute both to individual competence development and to developing common approaches and strategies, which increases the quality of distance education/distance learning. Read more about the network and how you can participate.
Background in Zoom
There are different background images, specific to the University of Borås, that you can use in Zoom. Download the images from the webpage Tips if working from home.
A national Facebook-group
A national network for IT in higher education has started the Facebook-group "Digital omställning i högre utbildning NU" where all lecturers can find useful information (mostly in Swedish). Go to the Facebook-group
Resources from SVERD
SVERD, the Swedish National Organization for Distance Education, has created a website where national and international resources are gathered to facilitate the transition to distance education.
Tips from other universities
- Uppsala university gives tips about adapting to distance education (external link, choose In English in the right hand corner)
HB Play is a service to handle and record videos, for example lectures.
Zoom is the system for distance learning and video conference. Quick Reference Guide - information and instructions (pdf)
If you, after you've read the instructions and watched the movies, still have questions, please contact Ramon Garrote so you can make an appointment to meet through a room in Zoom called ZOOM UTBILDNING-SUPPORT. Contact information to Ramon Garrote.
You can log on to ZOOM without using the ZOOM client.
Sign in to ZOOM to:
- "Join" (Connect to a meeting in progress)
- "Host" (Start a meeting)
- "Sign in" (Configure your account)