Monthly Archives: February 2018

No DEIT evening in-office coverage on Fri 3/2 and 4/13

Tweet On Friday, March 2 and April 13, DEIT Dooling 40 in-office coverage will end at 4:30 pm (as opposed to the normal Friday time of 10:00 pm). If you require immediate assistance, please contact the Help Desk. The Help … Continue reading

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Guest Post: How to Deepen Online Dialog (Rebecca Zambrano, Faculty Focus)

Tweet Many faculty members express concern that discussion in their online courses is shallow or sparse. What is it that makes meaningful dialogue so elusive in online courses? Some practices in online course design and discussion facilitation can actually encourage … Continue reading

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ApprenNet. Incorporate interactive video posts into your class.

Tweet If you are looking for an alternative to text-based discussion boards, for a way to build community in an online course, or want to improve student’s presentation skills, ApprenNet may be for you! Questions? Contact DEIT at 610-282-1100 x2290 or … Continue reading

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One Button Studio Demo, 2/21 4 to 5 pm and 2/24 10 am

Tweet Join DEIT at Trexler Library for a demonstration of the One Button Studio! The One Button Studio is a self-service, high-quality video recording studio located on the upper level of the Trexler Library. The studio can be used to … Continue reading

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Improving your course’s look and feel

Tweet Part of the design of Blackboard courses should include a consideration of the visual nature of the material. There are several things that can be done to improve the way a course looks. Picture formatting When putting images into … Continue reading

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Collaborate with the Ultra experience February 2018 Update

Tweet Starting Sunday, February 4th, 2018, Collaborate Ultra is receiving some improvements focused on digital collaboration. There are four main changes: Phone only dial-in Edit recording names Single menu for settings, feedback and status Application sharing bandwidth improvements Phone only dial-in … Continue reading

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New Workshop! Improving Your Course’s Look and Feel- Monday, 2/5

Tweet Visual aids have long been a staple of instruction. This workshop will cover how a course’s visual look and feel can be improved to enhance student interest, engagement, and learning. Topics include the use and formatting of pictures, using … Continue reading

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