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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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Bb Grade Center Workshops January 24 – Choose 3 pm in Dooling 40 or 7 pm online

Tweet “Should I use weighted categories or points?” “Should I weight columns ‘equally’ or ‘proportionally’?” “How can I add an extra credit item?” “How can I automatically bring grades from publisher online sites and other third-parties into Blackboard?” “How can … Continue reading

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January 2018 Workshops

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DEIT Christmas Break Schedule

Tweet December 22: in-office until 4:30 pm, available by phone/email until 9 pm December 23: Available by phone/email from 8 am – noon. December 24 – January 1: DEIT office closed. Immediate response to emergencies only. Response to non-emergencies will … Continue reading

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DEIT Video Game Christmas Party, 12/21, 1-4 pm, Gambet Center

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Using Classroom Tech for Your Final Exam?

Tweet Do you plan to use technology such as audio, video, Web sites, or software as part of your final exam? Be sure to do a tech check or have DEIT do one for you. The Distance Education and Instructional … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Upcoming Workshops for March 2017

Tweet Blackboard Fundamentals: Monday, March 6, 7 pm (Online)  Saturday, March 18, 10 AM (Dooling 40-2) Blackboard Collaborate Ultra: Wednesday, March 8, 7 pm (Online) Panopto: Embedded Quizzes and Other Advanced Features: Thursday, March 9, 7 pm (Online)  Wednesday, March … Continue reading

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