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 instantly […]

Read More EdTech | D2L Assignment Grader App
October 18th, 2017

Tags: , ,

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 […]

Read More EdTech | Kaltura
September 28th, 2017

Tags: , , ,

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 […]

Read More EdTech | Accessibility Tools in D2L
September 15th, 2017

Tags:

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 […]

Read More EdTEch | SurveyMonkey
July 27th, 2017

Tags: , ,

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, […]

Read More EdTech | Google Forms
July 13th, 2017

Tags: ,

D2L docReader by ReadSpeaker

Instructors, did you know that D2L has a built-​​in text-​​to-​​speech feature for students? DocReader, powered by ReadSpeaker, is a web-​​based tool integrated in D2L that transforms documents (in the supported formats) into a text-​​to-​​speech format that provides students the ability to listen to the text of course documents as it is read aloud. In addition, docReader […]

Read More D2L docReader by ReadSpeaker
June 8th, 2017

Tags: , ,

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 […]

Read More EdTech | Google Hangouts
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. Respondus […]

Read More EdTech | Respondus 4.0

Lino: Sticky Note and Photo Sharing

Instructional Strategy: Compare/​​Contrast, Collaboration, Demonstration, Brainstorming Bloom’s Level: 1 – 5 (Remembering, Understanding, Applying, Analyzing and Evaluating) Lino is an online bulletin board in which ​‘sticky notes’, as well as images, videos and other files can be posted to a board. Multiple people can work on the same Lino canvas, which is useful for group work and whole class […]

Read More Lino: Sticky Note and Photo Sharing

D2L docReader by ReadSpeaker

Instructors, did you know that D2L has a built-​​in text-​​to-​​speech feature for students? DocReader, powered by ReadSpeaker, is a web-​​based tool integrated in D2L that transforms documents (in the supported formats) into a text-​​to-​​speech format that provides students the ability to listen to the text of course documents as it is read aloud. In addition, docReader […]

Read More D2L docReader by ReadSpeaker

Wordle: Stunning Word Clouds

Wordle is a free program used to generate stunning word clouds based on the text provided by you! The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text; therefore, type the same word multiple times to increase the text size. Enhance course assignments, lectures, and D2L courses by adding word […]

Read More Wordle: Stunning Word Clouds

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 is […]

Read More EdTech | Socrative

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! With […]

Read More EdTech | edshelf — Education Tech Tools

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 is different from […]

Read More EdTech | Prezi: Online Presentation Tools

Poll Everywhere

    Instructional Strategies: Lecture Blooms Levels: 1 – 2 without activity (knowledge, comprehension) 3 – 4 with activity (application, analysis) Poll Everywhere 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. It is compatible with […]

Read More Poll Everywhere

Trello — Organize, Manage & Collaborate!

Instructional Strategy: Compare/​​Contrast, Collaboration, Demonstration, Brainstorming Bloom’s Level: 1 – 5 (Remembering, Understanding, Applying, Analyzing and Evaluating) Trello is a free web-​​based tool that allows a single person or a team of collaborators to organize and manage projects/​​lesson plans, and share some or all of the work with others. Use Trello to develop the workflow for a project, lesson […]

Read More Trello — Organize, Manage & Collaborate!

Nearpod — Add interactive presentations to your class

  Instructional Strategies: Lecture, Critical Thinking, Reflecting, Didactic Questioning, PresentingBloom’s Level: 1 – 5 (Remembering, Understanding, Applying, Analyzing, and Evaluating)Nearpod is a free, web-​​based platform that allows instructors to design presentations that include live, formative assessment opportunities. Presentations can be created by using existing PowerPoint presentations, or by creating a new presentation from scratch. Share presentation live […]

Read More Nearpod — Add interactive presentations to your class
July 21st, 2016

Aviary Photo Editor

  Aviary is a photo editing platform, available as a free web application, as well as a downloadable app (with in-​​app purchase options) for both IOS and Android. The photo editor provides dozens of ways to enhance, accessorize and apply unique effects to pictures. When your photo is ready, download and save it as a […]

Read More Aviary Photo Editor

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 provided, […]

Read More EdTech | EDpuzzle
June 3rd, 2016

Stay informed and on-​task across devices with Evernote

Many of us use multiple devices in our daily lives, such as a laptop at home, a tablet at school, and a smartphone everywhere else in between. Staying organized and up-​​to-​​date on tasks across multiple devices can be a difficult task and often we resort to sending ourselves emails and texts just to keep up […]

Read More Stay informed and on-​task across devices with Evernote
May 17th, 2016

One Comment