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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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Lecture Capture Demos, Feb 21, 12:35 and 5 pm, Dooling Hall

Tweet The Distance Education and Instructional Technology Department invites you to a Lecture Capture Room Demonstration!  The demo will take place on February 21st, 2017 at 12:35 PM (Dooling 229) and 5:00 PM (Dooling 228). The Lecture Capture rooms can … Continue reading

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Panopto 5.3 update

Tweet In mid-December, Panopto released version 5.3 of their platform. The update includes some new features, including: Quizzing – questions can be added directly into Panopto recordings during the editing process. Instructors can see the results in Panopto, at both … Continue reading

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December 2016 Instructor Workshops

Tweet Register for all sessions at www.desales.edu/workshops NEW! Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Learn about DeSales’ new, improved system for leading live online sessions. No more launcher program! Online via Blackboard Collaborate, Wednesday, December 14, 7 pm Panopto DeSales’ system for high-quality … Continue reading

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If you see something, say something (instructional technology edition)

Tweet Can’t get into Blackboard or email or MyDSU? Does the slide advancer “clicker” in your classroom not work? Is some other classroom technology component not working? Please submit a Help Desk ticket through the MyDSU portal or by emailing … Continue reading

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Upcoming Workshops

Tweet Take your teaching and your students’ work to the next level. Participate in a DeSales workshop. For students APA Citation Workshops – improve the quality of student research papers Online via Blackboard Collaborate from 8-9 pm: Sunday, September 11, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Instructor Training Workshops

Tweet Register at www.desales.edu/workshops Panopto Saturday July 30 OR August 13. Either date 10 am, Dooling Hall, Room 40 Learn the best way to pre-record lectures and presentations from DEIT’s Ted Schmittel. Distance Education Welcome Chat Thursday, August 4, 7 … Continue reading

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