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10 Tips for Effective Online Discussions (Guest Post: Edwige Simon via EDUCAUSE)

Tweet These tips can help educators ensure that online discussions are engaging and beneficial for college students. View the full post here.

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How DEIT Can Help

Tweet This post provides an overview of the services offered by the Distance Education and Instructional Technology department (DEIT). Even if you think you know us, you may wish to scan the major headings in case there is something that’s … Continue reading

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October Workshops!

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Blackboard New Features – September 17 at 3 pm!

Tweet   Join DEIT on Monday, September 17 at 3 pm (Dooling 40) to learn all about Blackboard’s new features! For a detailed list of the new features, click here.

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What DEIT Did Last Summer

Tweet Blackboard Deployment Upgraded to SaaS In late July, DEIT switched Blackboard from “managed hosting” to SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) deployment. This was mostly a behind-the-scenes change, but in the process we updated to the latest version of Blackboard which added some … Continue reading

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September 2018 Workshops

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Respondus Training Direct from Respondus

Tweet     Over the next few weeks, Respondus is offering training sessions on LockDown Browser, Respondus Monitor. Each webinar is 45 minutes and will include time for Q&A. Register for the training of interest to you, and we’ll see … Continue reading

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August 2018 update to Respondus Monitor

Tweet Instructors, if you’ve ever used Respondus Monitor to help secure a test such as a midterm or final you may have been a bit confused by the video review portion. Previously, the video review had a row simply titled … Continue reading

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August 2018 Workshops

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Six Things That Make College Teachers Successful (Guest Post from Mary Clement via Faculty Focus)

Tweet Check out this brief article for foundational ideas to help you and your students to be more successful. #6 is Keep the Passion! Link to online article here. 

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