Leaving Timely Feedback for Students in D2L

Leaving Feedback for Discussion Posts Written and video feedback, through Kaltura, can be left in the feedback field of the Assess Topic screen. Ongoing feedback can be left as posts within the Discussion Topic to guide and advance class discussions and interaction. Instructions for Leaving Discussion Post Feedback Leaving Feedback for Dropbox Submissions Written feedback can be left […]

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March 15th, 2017

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Come See Me | Weeks of February 20th and February 27th

Would you like to use video to strengthen your presence and increase student engagement in your D2L courses? Come see us during the D2L Academic Office Hours, the weeks of February 20th and February 27th for assistance with: Uploading and sharing videos using Kaltura Media Space in D2L Creating custom videos with Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder Utilizing video in your […]

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February 15th, 2017

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 […]

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Come See Me | Discussions in D2L — Weeks of February 6th — February 17th

Would you like help setting up discussions in your D2L course(s)? Come see us during the D2L Academic Office Hours, the weeks of February 6th and February 17th, for assistance with: Setting up discussion forums and topics in D2L. Selecting the ​“must post first” option in D2L. Adding media to discussion topics in D2L. Was this Helpful ? yes no

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January 26th, 2017

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 […]

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Come See Me Session for the Weeks of January 23rd and 30th

Would you like help copying, updating, or adding new course content to your D2L course(s)? Come see us during the D2L Academic Office Hours, the weeks of January 23rd and January 30th, for assistance with: Copying content from a previous D2L course. Updating existing course materials. Adding new content to a D2L course. Was this Helpful ? yes no

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January 9th, 2017

Come See Us for the Weeks of January 8th and 16th

Do you need assistance setting up a D2L Grade Book or a Concourse Syllabus? Come see us during D2L Academic Office Hours in your area during the weeks of January 9th and January 16th to learn how to set up a D2L Grade Book and Concourse Syllabus in order to: Was this Helpful ? yes no

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January 4th, 2017

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 […]

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Come See Me- Wrapping Up Your D2L Course (Weeks Dec 5 & Dec 12)

Need help wrapping up your course in D2L for the Fall 2016 semester? Come see us during the eLearning Instructional Designer Office Hours in your area during the week of December 5th to tie up any loose ends including: Finalizing the D2L Gradebook Releasing the final calculated/​​adjusted grades Associating course content with the correct gradebook items Exporting course content Was this Helpful ? […]

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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 is […]

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Come See Me | Week of November 14th and Nov 28th

Do you want to create​ and use quizzes in D2L? Come see us during the eLearning Instructional Designer Office Hours in your area during the weeks of November 14th and 28th to learn how to set up D2L Quizzes in order to: Allow students to take tests and quizzes online in D2L Configure quizzes for automatic grading and displaying […]

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November 2nd, 2016