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Panopto 5.3 update

In mid-December, Panopto released version 5.3 of their platform. The update includes some new features, including: Quizzing – questions can be added directly into Panopto recordings during the editing process. Instructors can see the results in Panopto, at both the individual student and class levels. Captions – all sessions created after 12/17/16 will automatically haveRead the Rest…

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» Tech Matters

NEW! Bb Collaborate Ultra

DeSales is in the process of transitioning from the current version of Blackboard Collaborate to a new version, technically known as Blackboard Collaborate with the Ultra Experience, but Blackboard Collaborate...

tech matters

Panopto 5.3 update

In mid-December, Panopto released version 5.3 of their platform. The update includes some new features, including: Quizzing – questions can be added directly into Panopto recordings during the editing...

tech matters

Bb Down for Maintenance Dec 21-22, 2016

Due to a planned service outage for system maintenance, Blackboard will be totally unavailable to all users from Wednesday, December 21 at 5 pm through Thursday, December 22 at 9:30 am. Questions? Contact...

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Older Tech Posts

Panopto Outage
Posted On: November 30, 2016
Creating a Blackboard Banner Usi...
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Panopto 5.2 Update
Posted On: June 29, 2016
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

» 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...
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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