To participate in one of our virtual classes, you will require the following:
- A computer (laptop or desktop, with an internal microphone and camera) OR a newer model iPad, Tablet, iPhone or Smart Phone. Please make sure that you have hands-free capability, using a stand or tripod
- A stable WIFI connection
- The Zoom application (free when you sign up)
- Materials for the class that you registered for (see individual material lists provided for each class)
- A quiet work area for creating and participating in your class
Zoom in a virtual learning environment, used by many Universities, Colleges and organizations. It is safe, private and easy to access and use. Zoom uses audio and video and all students will be seen and heard. When signing up for Zoom account, you will be asked to verify you're 16 or older. Students under 16 are not eligible to sign up for Zoom account on their own and therefore, a parent must do so. Zoom can be accessed through the App Store or online at zoom.us. You can also access help at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOW WILL I ACCESS MY CLASS?
Upon registration, you will be sent the Class Meeting ID and the Password needed to gain access to the class. This information will be sent the day before your class is scheduled to start as a security feature. The same meeting ID will be used for the duration of the term, unless otherwise indicated.
WHO WILL BE PRESENT IN MY VIRTUAL CLASS?
Only registered students will have access to your Virtual Art Class. The teacher will be present at all classes, as well as an Avenue Road Arts School administrator. The personal approach is important to us so the administrator will be there at the beginning and end of every class to help trouble shoot and make sure the class is running smoothly and the teacher and participants can all see and hear the lesson well.
AUDITING VIRTUAL CLASSES
Due to privacy and for the comfort of our students, we do not permit auditors in any of our virtual classes.
The Avenue Road Arts School will request photos of student work or students creating in virtual classes. Once we receive the photos, we reserve the right to use the images for publicity purposes and promotional materials. Virtual classes will not be recorded without the permission of the students. Should we want to take any photographic images of your online class artwork, for use in marketing materials, we will ask permission prior to taking the image. We may ask that you photograph your work and email a copy to us for use on our website or other marketing materials.
Please Note: Artwork used in the School’s promotional materials including brochures, articles, social media, website, etc. may not credit the artist.