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Four Cool Tech Tools For Enhancing Your Class! Workshop October 25

Tweet     Workshop: Four COOL Tech Tools for Enhancing Your Class Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 3 pm (Dooling 40) and 7 pm (online) Register at www.desales.edu/workshops To be covered: VoiceThread, Pixabay, Flipgrid, Dropbox, EdPuzzle

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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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Using Publisher’s Content

Tweet Many academic textbook publishers now offer web-based services to accompany the digital versions of their textbooks. Depending on how the specific publisher has structured their integration with Blackboard, you may be able to … Expand students’ understanding of the … Continue reading

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Sign up for a Modest Course Makeover!

Tweet Take the time to connect with the DEIT team and see how your course can be made more accessible and engaging for students. Let our instructional designers be your course’s interior decorators! From simple visual renovations (text formatting, content … Continue reading

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Blackboard and Dropbox – Perfect Together

Tweet DeSales University’s Blackboard-Dropbox integration allows instructors and learners to easily link to and upload their Dropbox content into their Blackboard Learn courses. Instructors and learners can link to their Dropbox content directly from Blackboard Learn using the mashup menu … Continue reading

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Reporting Classroom Tech Problems

Tweet If something is not right in a classroom, don’t assume someone else reported it. If it is a classroom emergency that you’d like to be immediately addressed, call the Help Desk at x4357 (xHELP) and a technician will be … Continue reading

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Create a Welcome Video to Connect With Your Students

Tweet DEIT’s motto is “We Help Faculty Connect With Their Students.” A great way to add your personality to a course in a way that connects with today’s students is to create a brief welcome video. Video is a great tool … Continue reading

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Know Your Classroom’s Tech

Tweet If you are new to DeSales, teaching in a classroom with which you are unfamiliar, or just like to minimize the chance of problems, do a classroom technology dry run before the first day of class. Make sure you … Continue reading

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Everything You Need to Know About Respondus in 3 Minutes

Tweet Check out our 3-minute video on Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor – DeSales’ tool for deterring cheating on online exams.

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Panopto 5.4

Tweet After July 21, Panopto for Windows and Panopto for Mac will need to be upgraded to version 5.4 or above. Panopto 5.4 includes important bug fixes and a few new features. Users on prior versions will be prompted to … Continue reading

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