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Instructor Roundtable and Dinner 2016

Fifty-five DeSales instructors and staff participated in the 2nd Annual Instructor Roundtable and Dinner on June 15, 2016 at Trexler Library. The attendees were welcomed by Provost Dr. Karen Walton and Library Director Debbie Malone. After a blessing by Fr. Doug Burns, OSFS, the group enjoyed a buffet dinner. After dinner, the program consisted ofRead the Rest…

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» Tech Matters

Blackboard changes to SafeAssign assignments

With the recent update of Blackboard, one of the major changes to the system is the location of SafeAssign. Rather than being its own item under the Assessments menu, SafeAssign is now integrated with...

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Two Minute Tip: Setting Release Dates on Blackboard Folders

Check out Eric’s Two Minute Tip on YouTube at https://youtu.be/KlywTwZ4ycU.   tech matters

Panopto Bug Alert

Panopto has recently notified us of an issue with the Panopto Recorder. The issue: Enabling “Capture Computer Audio” results in randomly truncated recording – Panopto for Windows Problem If...

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Older Tech Posts

End of Support for YouTube Webca...
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Creating MP4 files from PowerPoi...
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» 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...

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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...

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Chronicle Vitae Article: Commentary on Online Teaching

Online learning is a great way to conveniently fit furthering your education into a busy schedule with its more flexible hours and course format. However, distance learning still faces a common misconception...

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Older Reflection Posts

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
NMC Horizon Report 2015: Higher ...
Posted On: February 16, 2015