Centre for Teaching Excellence

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Educational Technologies 


Capilano University launched Zoom in the fall of 2020. Zoom is a virtual meeting platform that allows faculty to host live class sessions and virtual office hours. Screen sharing, polling, whiteboard, and annotations. Faculty can schedule upcoming classes and sessions that recur on a regular basis. Students also have access to zoom. There is also a Desktop version of Zoom available on the CapU zoom sign in page (click Client Download).

  • Virtual Office Hours and Scheduled Classtime
  • Enhanced security and ‘Lock the Room’
  • Share your screen, annotate, and record the session
  • Student presentations in co-host feature
  • Video breakout rooms 

To access zoom sign in at capu.ca/zoom

Get started with a quick tutorial, watch a short Zoom tutorial video or go to video.capu.ca (the public side of the CapU Kaltura video experience). Log in, and then click on Channels and choose Centre for Teaching Excellence channel to find the “Intro to Zoom video” in the ‘How To’ playlist.


Kaltura Video

The Kaltura Video Platform at CapU is where faculty can create and upload video that can be easily embedded in eLearn. Create and edit screen capture with optional inset camera picture or just record yourself on camera. Kaltura can be accessed via eLearn by clicking on the ‘My Media’ button on the left hand menu of eLearn. Click here for a link to CTE’s Learning Kaltura videos located at the video.capu.ca in the CTE channel.

  • Record lessons
  • Edit video recordings
  • Add chapters, Quiz questions, and PPT slides
  • Upload MP4 and other format videos, and link to Youtube
  • Embed  videos to eLearn
  • Create a Kaltura Video Assignment for student video

To access Kaltura, go to elearn.capu.ca and click on My Media in the left menu.


Webex offers live meeting sessions with students. The platform was recently upgraded to include video breakout rooms and easier navigation. Go to capilanou.webex.com

  • Live sessions
  • Recordable
  • Breakout Rooms
  • Whiteboard annotation and screen sharing


MS Teams

Microsoft Teams allows faculty to create a class team to meet virtually, share files, and collaborate in real time. Create public and private channels that students can use for group project work, and to meet any time of the day.

  • Create private and public channels
  • Share documents
  • Group chat
  • Video meetings

Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the unceded sovereign Indigenous Nations of Lil’wat, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm(Musqueam), Shíshálh (Sechelt), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh(Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh).


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