EdTech | D2L Assignment Grader App

D2L Assignment Grader App The D2L Assignment Grader App gives instructors on-​​the-​​go access to submitted assignments and tools for providing detailed feedback in a variety of formats including written, audio or video. Grade assignments right from an iPad or Android Tablet, draw, markup, highlight, underline, and add inline comments anywhere in the assignment. Instructors can […]

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October 18th, 2017

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EdTech | Kaltura

Instructors, would you like to increase student engagement and instructor presence in your D2L courses?D2L’s video platform integration, Kaltura My Media, allows instructors to create, store, and stream multimedia including video, audio, and screen capture. Incorporating video into your course(s) and course curriculum can help enhance the teaching and learning experience for both instructors and […]

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September 28th, 2017

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EdTech | Accessibility Tools in D2L

D2L closely follows web accessibility standards and works with interested clients to test the usability of products and tools. Over the past year or so, D2L has implemented multiple accessibility tools to ensure D2L courses are accessible to all faculty and students. These tools are located in strategic areas that aim to be convenient to […]

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September 15th, 2017

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EdTEch | SurveyMonkey

SurveyMonkey is a free surveying tool and can be accessed through the web, or app for both Android and iOS. SurveyMonkey can be used to gather information anonymously or as an assessment tool to check for students’ level of understanding. With SurveyMonkey, you can easily create items such as surveys, opinion polls, quizzes/​​tests, questionnaires, or […]

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July 27th, 2017

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EdTech | Google Forms

Google Forms is a great tool to use for gathering information anonymously or as an assessment tool to check for level of understanding. Google Forms is available as a part of the Google Apps for Education package (think Google Drive, Docs, etc.). With Google Forms, you can easily create items such as surveys, opinion polls, quizzes/​​tests, […]

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July 13th, 2017

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EdTech | Google Hangouts

Google Hangouts As students and instructors become more and more familiar with Google Apps, such as Google Docs and Google Drive, I’d like to highlight a lesser known, but equally as useful tool, Google Hangouts. Google Hangouts is a free virtual meeting tool available to all LCC students and instructors. Google Hangouts allows users to […]

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April 20th, 2017

EdTech | Respondus 4.0

Respondus 4.0 is a tool used to easily create and manage quizzes/​​exams to publish directly into D2L courses or printed on paper. Import exams created in MS Word, whole publisher test banks, or other open sourced test banks with Respondus 4.0 into your D2L courses as ready-​​to-​​go exams or as questions to the question library. […]

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EdTech | Socrative

Socrative Activities Image ALT Tag- Screenshot of the activity options available to use with the free version of Socrative.

Instructional Strategies: Lecture, Reading for Meaning Blooms Levels = 1 – 2 without activity (knowledge, comprehension) 3 – 4 with activity (application, analysis)   Socrative is a free, live-​​audience response system where participants can respond to questions by text message (messaging and data rates may apply), web browser, or via the downloadable app for iOS and Android devices. It […]

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EdTech | edshelf — Education Tech Tools

Are you looking to incorporate educational technology tools in your course but you’re not sure where to start? There’s a ton of educational content and tools available online but who has the time and energy to spend researching night after night? Save yourself a lot of time and begin your ed. tech journey with edshelf! […]

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EdTech | Prezi: Online Presentation Tools

Instructional Strategy: Lecture, Presentation Blooms Levels= 3 – 4 (application, analysis) Are you looking for a new and exciting way to present lecture content? Check out, Prezi! Prezi is a free, web-​​based presentation software used to create one of a kind presentations. Presentations can be stored, shared, collaborated on, and presented anywhere from the cloud.   Prezi […]

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EdTech | EDpuzzle

Instructional Strategies: Concept formation, Compare/​​Contrast, Reflection, Digital Storytelling, Lecture Bloom’s Level: 3, 4, 5, 6 (Application, Analyze, Evaluate, Create) EDpuzzle is a free, web-​​based tool that allows users to select and customize video by editing, cropping, recording audio, and adding questions to make an engaging presentation or lesson. Simply search for a video using the video channels […]

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June 3rd, 2016

EdTech | NoRedInk: Help Students Improve Their Grammar and Writing Skills

 Help Students Improve Their Grammar and Writing Skills Instructional Strategy — Critical Thinking, Think-​​Pair-​​Share, Self-​​driven personalized learning Blooms Levels — 1, 2, 3, 4 (knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis) NoRedInk is a free, web-​​based application that allows students to practice and improve grammar and writing skills. Instructors are able to provide formative and summative assessments on […]

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April 7th, 2016

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