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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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Panopto: Is the Flipped Classroom the New Norm?

Tweet The staff at Panopto, a lecture capture application which allows instructors to capture video, audio, screencasts, and/or PowerPoint in a recorded format to share to students, has found that since the dawn of the concept of the “flipped classroom” … Continue reading

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Eating My Own Dog Food

Tweet According to no less an authority than Wikipedia, “Eating your own dog food, also called dogfooding, is a slang term used to reference a scenario in which a company uses its own product to validate the quality and capabilities … Continue reading

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NMC Horizon Report 2015: Higher Education Edition

Tweet The NMC (New Media Consortium) Horizon Report for 2015 in Higher Education studies the projected upcoming short-term, mid-term, and long-term trends for educational practices and technology. Technologies which are near-term, mid-term, and far-term for implementation in education are also … Continue reading

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The Chronicle of Higher Education Article: Could Video Replace the Red Pen?

Tweet The emerging of new educational technologies is changing the way instructors and students communicate, including instructor feedback on student submissions. With the development of online video recording technology software, instructors now have the option to leave students video feedback … Continue reading

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“8 tips for creating video in online learning” – eCampus News Article

Tweet Videos are an excellent way to engage and connect with students, especially in a hybrid or online environment. Meris Stansbury of eCampus News describes eight tips which will help instructors create effective videos. Here is an outline of the … Continue reading

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NEW: DEIT Two Minute Tips (YouTube Video Series)

Tweet DEIT would like to present their new “Two Minute Tip” video series on YouTube! New videos will be posted to DEIT’s YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/user/desalesdeit, every other Wednesday. Links to the videos can also be accessed through the DEIT Faculty … Continue reading

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Respondus Lockdown Browser/Respondus Monitor Tests

Tweet If you would like to add security to your online tests using either Respondus Lockdown Browser or Respondus Monitor, do NOT create and distribute a Password for the test under “Edit the Test Options”. When students input the test … Continue reading

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