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What Can Engagement in Games Teach Me About Engagement in My Courses? Monday Morning Mentor Series

November 11, 2019 by | Uncategorized

Did you know that the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (IETL) has a subscription for faculty members to access the Magna Campus Online Professional Development Video & Resource Library? One of these resources is the Monday Morning 20-Minute Mentor Series! The Monday Morning Mentor series packs an impressive amount of practical information into

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Drop-in hours for Canvas questions and training

November 8, 2019 by | Training

Drop-in hours begin January 6, 2020 The Canvas Team offers open in-person office hours for questions and drop-in assistance.  Additionally, you can use the link at the bottom of the page to access the Canvas Team’s virtual office hours offered Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays from 1-3 p.m. via ZOOM. A schedule of the Canvas Team’s

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Broken push notifications in the iOS Blackboard Instructor and Student apps iOS users will need to log out and log back in after the update

November 1, 2019 by | Blackboard

Blackboard is preparing an off-cycle release (Blackboard App 4.7.1 and Blackboard Instructor 2.12.1) for iOS to address an issue on iOS 13 where users are not receiving push notifications.  The update should be available in the Apple App Store by November 4th, 2019.  Once users update they will need to log out and log back

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Capturing Class Video Using Swivl

October 31, 2019 by | Pedagogy

Did you know that the IETL has a Swivl that faculty members can check out throughout the year? Swivl is a video observation technology tool and uses a Robot Base (to capture the video) and Audio Markers (microphones that record the instructor and students). The Robot Base automatically swivels to follow the instructor – no

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Error in Blackboard Learn

October 29, 2019 by | Blackboard

Are you getting an error in Blackboard Learn that looks like a red horizontal bar? Some users have been experiencing this error while in Blackboard and it appears to be affecting both Mac and PC users while in both Chrome and Firefox. If you get this error, note that in the bottom right-hand corner is

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How Can I Manage the Disconnect Between Faculty and Student Perceptions of Rigor to Increase Learning? Monday Morning Mentor Series

October 28, 2019 by | Uncategorized

Did you know that the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (IETL) has a subscription for faculty members to access the Magna Campus Online Professional Development Video & Resource Library? One of these resources is the Monday Morning 20-Minute Mentor Series! The Monday Morning Mentor series packs an impressive amount of practical information into

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Revitalized: Smith Hall Modern Technology in a Historic Building

October 23, 2019 by | Technology

Smith Hall, completed in 1913, was completely revitalized and opened with new facilities for the fall 2019 semester. The structure was strengthened, and the exterior wall’s original brick is now visible in classrooms and offices. Nine new classrooms were added and now includes the latest technology including interactive short-throw projectors and active-learning stations. The ceiling-height

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How Can I Create a Platform for Difficult Conversations in the Online Classroom? Monday Morning Mentor Series

October 21, 2019 by | Uncategorized

Did you know that the Institute for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (IETL) has a subscription for faculty members to access the Magna Campus Online Professional Development Video & Resource Library? One of these resources is the Monday Morning 20-Minute Mentor Series! The Monday Morning Mentor series packs an impressive amount of practical information into

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