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November 5th-9th: National Distance Learning Week!

Tweet The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) will be holding 10 virtual sessions throughout the week highlighting the best practices within the digital/distance learning community. Many of the sessions are going to be showing in the DEIT office in … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed – content creation testing

Tweet The DEIT team is looking for faculty members willing to help us test some tools that can be used to create interactive content. Options range from interactive PowerPoint presentations to fully online modules similar to what you may have … Continue reading

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New look coming to the Blackboard menu

Tweet The DEIT team has been talking with students and faculty about the left-hand navigation menu in Blackboard. Based on feedback, we’re going to switch any courses to a new textual navigation menu rather than using buttons. An example is … 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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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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Zoom and Flex: What’s What?!?

Tweet Zoom – a tool; Flex – a class format You may have heard the terms “Zoom” and “Flex” bandied about DeSales recently. If you’d like some clarity about what Zoom and Flex are and how they are different, read … Continue reading

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