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Workshop: Memory Recall Techniques for Instructors: Weds, Nov 29 at 3 pm (on campus) or 7 pm (online)

Tweet Make learning more memorable for your students! Memory Recall Techniques for Instructors: Wednesday, November 29 at 3 pm (Dooling Hall, Room 40) OR 7 pm (online via Blackboard Collaborate). Registration appreciated at www.desales.edu/workshops. Questions: deit@desales.edu or 610-282-1100 x2290. Research … Continue reading

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Results of IHE Survey of Faculty Attitudes Toward Technology

Tweet The trade publication Inside Higher Ed recently published the results of its 2017 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology. Much of the survey focused on faculty attitudes toward online classes. In my view, like “regular” classes, online or hybrid … Continue reading

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Announcement notifications are delayed or not delivered

Tweet Blackboard technical bulletin A recent issue has been brought to the attention of DEIT regarding the announcement notification function in Blackboard. When creating an announcement via Blackboard instructors are given the opportunity to send a copy of the announcement … Continue reading

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Faculty Satisfaction Survey Results

Tweet Thank you to the 94 DeSales full-time and part-time faculty members that responded in October to the Distance Education and Instructional Technology Department’s 2017 Faculty Satisfaction Survey. DEIT conducted a similar survey in 2015, which provides a baseline for … Continue reading

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Four Cool Tech Tools Report

Tweet The Four Cool Tech Tools workshop covered lots of exciting tools for enhancing your classroom! The tools covered in the workshop were Edpuzzle, DropBox, Pixabay, VoiceThread, and FlipGrid. Edpuzzle is a web-based tool that allows you to take videos … Continue reading

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Haunted PowerPoint Slides in Dooling Hall?

Tweet In Dooling Hall classrooms, have you experienced PowerPoint slides that mysteriously advance on their own? Is it the ghost of Father Dooling? Probably not. More likely, it is a case of slide advancer remotes that have disappeared from their … Continue reading

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DEIT Faculty Survey

Tweet The DEIT Faculty Survey is an effort by the Distance Education and Instructional Technology department to collect specific information about how DEIT’s services are viewed and utilized. The short survey covers such topics as: Workshops Help Desk Responses to … Continue reading

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Student Lingo Reborn!

Tweet Something here at DeSales has a whole new look!  Have you heard? StudentLingo has released a fresh new website. It is even more user-friendly than before and has many new features to help students get the most out of … Continue reading

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Apple Users- Notice about Blackboard Apps

Tweet Apple has announced it will release of iOS 11 on September 19, 2017.  This will change your device from a 32 bit device to a 64 bit device.  What does this mean to you?  Any app you are presently using … Continue reading

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Career preparation videos for students

Tweet Would your students benefit from more career information in an easily digestible video format? Check out this new video resource from the DeSales Career Development Center. Topics include Job Search, Internships/Co-ops, and Occupational. For more information visit the Career … Continue reading

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