Tag Archives: DEIT

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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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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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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Spring 2016 DEIT Faculty Workshops and Special Events

Tweet To register for a workshop, click here: http://www.desales.edu/workshops Workshops Blackboard Fundamentals Monday, May 2, 7 pm, online Saturday, May 14, 10 am, Dooling Hall, Room 40 (lower level) Monday, June 6, 7 pm, online Saturday, June 25, 10 am, … Continue reading

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Blackboard UPGRADE DOWNTIME on 5/16/2016 @ 8 PM

Tweet Blackboard will be upgraded to the October 2014 Service Pack on 5/16/2016 at 8 PM until 8 AM on 5/17/2016. BLACKBOARD WILL BE UNAVAILABLE DURING THIS ENTIRE MAINTENANCE WINDOW. Normal service for Blackboard will resume after 8 AM on … Continue reading

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Instructor Training Webinar from Respondus – Prevent Cheating during Online Exams

Tweet To register and find more information, click here: www.respondus.com/webinars Are you worried about cheating during online exams in your course? Respondus Lockdown Browser and Respondus Monitor are two academic dishonesty prevention tools licensed by DeSales and available to all … Continue reading

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DEIT Satisfaction Survey – Results

Tweet Thank you to the 145 DeSales faculty members that responded this past fall to the Distance Education and Instructional Technology Department’s Faculty Satisfaction Survey. The following are the key findings and planned actions from the survey’s results.   Key … Continue reading

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Fall 2015 DEIT Updates: Message from Dr. Eric Hagan

Tweet Faculty colleagues: As the Fall Semester gets underway, I wanted to communicate to you about several items that may impact your teaching. To follow-up or get more information, contact DEIT at deit@desales.edu or 610-282-1100 x2290. In addition, my personal … Continue reading

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Faculty Focus Article: More Evidence That Active Learning Trumps Lecturing

Tweet Maryellen Weimer of the blog Faculty Focus, discusses the strengths of active learning over lecturing in her article Move Evidence That Active Learning Trumps Lecturing. Weimer refers to a study conducted of 225 STEM class students whose exam scores … Continue reading

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Creating Instructor Presence: Instructor Module in Blackboard

Tweet Creating instructor presence in your Blackboard course, especially in a hybrid or online course, is a great way to engage students and provide an introduction to you and your background as the instructor of the course. One way to … Continue reading

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