EdTech | Google Forms

Google Forms is a great tool to use for gath­er­ing infor­ma­tion as a part of an assign­ment or project. 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, ques­tion­naires, or invi­ta­tions right in […]

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July 13th, 2017

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D2L docReader by ReadSpeaker

Stu­dents, did you know that D2L has a built-in text-to-speech fea­ture? The text-to-speech fea­ture allows you to lis­ten to the text of course doc­u­ments as it is read aloud with the push of a but­ton! DocRe­ad­er, pow­ered by Read­Speak­er, is a web-based tool inte­grat­ed in D2L that trans­forms doc­u­ments (in the sup­port­ed for­mats) into a […]

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January 18th, 2017

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Viewing Class Progress

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Instruc­tors can view all ClassProgress infor­ma­tion for any stu­dent with­in their course. From the Course Progress drop-down menu on the Nav­i­ga­tion Bar, select Class Progress. Select the Report Cat­e­go­ry you wish to view your progress of. Review your Progress. Was this Help­ful ? yes   no

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April 29th, 2016

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Downloading as an MP3

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Ensure your com­put­er has Speak­ers and the Vol­ume is on. From Con­tent, select the HTML Page you wish to lis­ten to. NOTE: Read­Speak­er does not read any oth­er doc­u­ment types at this time. Select the Play But­ton on the Read­Speak­er tool­bar at the top of the page. Select the Down­load Icon (Down­ward Arrow) to down­load […]

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April 29th, 2016

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ReadSpeaker Settings

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Ensure your com­put­er has Speak­ers and the Vol­ume is on. From Con­tent, select the HTML Page you wish to lis­ten to. NOTE: Read­Speak­er does not read any oth­er doc­u­ment types at this time. Select the Play But­ton on the Read­Speak­er tool­bar at the top of the page. Select the Set­tings Icon (gear) to adjust set­tings. […]

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Listening to Documents with docReader

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The docRe­ad­er text-to-speech tech­nol­o­gy extends Read­Speak­er to more doc­u­ments such as Word, Pow­er­Point, and PDF files. Ensure your com­put­er has Speak­ers and the Vol­ume is on. With­in a D2L course, select the desired doc­u­ment from the Con­tent area. Open the doc­u­ment by select­ing the doc­u­ment title. Open the menu options by select­ing the Down­ward-Fac­ing Tri­an­gle […]

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Listening to HTML Files

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Ensure your com­put­er has Speak­ers and the Vol­ume is on. From Con­tent, select the HTML Page you wish to lis­ten to. NOTE: Read­Speak­er does not read any oth­er doc­u­ment types at this time. Select the Play But­ton on the Read­Speak­er tool­bar at the top of the page. Read­Speak­er will begin to read the HTML page. […]

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April 29th, 2016

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Viewing Quiz Submissions

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From the Assess­ments drop-down menu on the Nav­i­ga­tion Bar, select Quizzes. Select the Down­ward-Fac­ing Tri­an­gle next to the Quiz Title to dis­play the drop-down menu. Select Sub­mis­sions from the drop-down menu. From the list, select the sub­mis­sion Attempt that you would like to view. The sub­mis­sion infor­ma­tion for your quiz attempt will be dis­played. NOTE: […]

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April 29th, 2016

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Taking a Quiz

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From the Assess­ments drop-down menu, select Quizzes. Select the Title of the Quiz you wish to take. Review the Quiz Details and Instruc­tions area of the start screen. Pay spe­cial atten­tion to the instruc­tions to deter­mine if your instruc­tor has set a time lim­it, num­ber of attempts, etc. Select Start Quiz. Select OK in the […]

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April 29th, 2016

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