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DEIT November 2014 Workshops

Faculty & Staff: Check out DEIT’s November offerings for workshops! If you’re new to DeSales and want to learn more about the technology and services the Distance Education and Instructional Technology Department offers, be sure to join us for our Distance Education Welcome Chat at 7 PM on November 6, 2014. New to Blackboard orRead the Rest…

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» Tech Matters

Creating MP4 files from PowerPoint presentations

You’ve added narration to your PowerPoint presentation. Now it’s time to share your creation with others. But wait, the file is so large that it exceeds the file size limitation of the DeSales...

tech matters

Java Version 8 Update 25 Available Now

The most recent version of Java, Version 8 Update 25, is available now to download on your computer. Keeping Java updated allows Blackboard Collaborate sessions and certain other forms of media to run...

tech matters

Upcoming WileyPLUS Maintenance: 10/18/2014

WileyPLUS will be performing maintenance on WileyPLUS resources from 4 AM – 9 AM on 10/18/2014. WileyPLUS will be unavailable during this maintenance window and will be redirected to a maintenance...

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Older Tech Posts

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» DEIT Reflections

OUPblog: In person online: the human touch

Judith Bowman of Oxford Univeristy Press discusses her epiphany on “the human touch” element of online learning when she heard a student voice a complaint that if the online course that the...

DEIT reflections

DEIT Instructor Help Desk Guide

DEIT has created the following guide to assist instructors in effectively utilizing DeSales’ 24/7 Help Desk solution: DEIT Instructor Help Desk Guide. This guide contains information on when the Help...

DEIT reflections

Faculty Focus Article: Building Community and Creating Relevance...

Much like a traditional face-to-face class, the first days of an online class can make students new to the online learning environment nervous as well. Faculty Focus has created some helpful tips and tricks...

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Older Reflection Posts

Good to Great
Posted On: September 18, 2014
eCampus News Article: Educationa...
Posted On: September 12, 2014
Tech Reflect with Tonya
Posted On: May 7, 2014
New vulnerability identified in ...
Posted On: April 28, 2014
New professional development wor...
Posted On: December 5, 2013
Upcoming Respondus Monitor Instr...
Posted On: November 6, 2013
Explore Mavericks: Mac Users Gro...
Posted On: October 22, 2013