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December 2016 Instructor Workshops

Register for all sessions at www.desales.edu/workshops NEW! Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Learn about DeSales’ new, improved system for leading live online sessions. No more launcher program! Online via Blackboard Collaborate, Wednesday, December 14, 7 pm Panopto DeSales’ system for high-quality at-home or in-class lecture recording In person, Dooling Hall Room 40, Saturday, December 10, 10 amRead the Rest…

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» Tech Matters

Panopto Outage

Panopto Outage

The Panopto site will be offline Saturday, December 17th, from 7:00pm to 11:00pm. During the outage, you will not be able to access recordings on the server, and any attempts to upload new recordings will...

tech matters

Creating a Blackboard Banner Using PowerPoint

Creating a Blackboard Banner Using PowerPoint

Creating a Blackboard Banner Using PowerPoint This article explains the steps necessary for creating a custom Blackboard course banner using Microsoft PowerPoint. Creating a custom Banner for a Blackboard...

tech matters

Panopto 5.2 Update

Panopto 5.2 Update

Panopto 5.2 Update The DeSales Panopto server was updated on June 25th, 2016. With this update came several new features and a few updates to the interface. New features include: A new web-based editor The...

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Older Tech Posts

Blackboard changes to SafeAssign...
Posted On: June 16, 2016
Two Minute Tip: Setting Release ...
Posted On: April 15, 2016
Panopto Bug Alert
Posted On: March 9, 2016
End of Support for YouTube Webca...
Posted On: December 21, 2015
Blackboard Collaborate Launcher ...
Posted On: December 10, 2015
Update to Respondus LockDown Bro...
Posted On: September 4, 2015
Fall 2015 DEIT Updates: Message ...
Posted On: August 19, 2015

» DEIT Reflections

Millennials: Our students, colleagues, and customers

This Baby-Boomer (a really late Boomer, okay) ran across a blog post describing an interesting infographic on the Millennial generation (those born roughly from the early 1980s to the early 2000s). While...

DEIT reflections

2016 Online Learning Landscape – Infographic

DeSales University is a member of the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), a non-profit dedicated to promoting quality online higher education. The OLC is just out with this infographic summarizing the scope...

DEIT reflections

DEIT Satisfaction Survey – Results

Thank you to the 145 DeSales faculty members that responded this past fall to the Distance Education and Instructional Technology Department’s Faculty Satisfaction Survey. The following are the key findings...

DEIT reflections

Older Reflection Posts

Chronicle Vitae Article: Comment...
Posted On: December 21, 2015
edSurge Article: “The 3 In...
Posted On: August 19, 2015
Faculty Focus Article: More Evid...
Posted On: June 3, 2015
Creating Instructor Presence: In...
Posted On: May 26, 2015
Panopto: Is the Flipped Classroo...
Posted On: May 19, 2015
Social Media and Online Teaching...
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Eating My Own Dog Food
Posted On: April 30, 2015