Screencast-O-Matic

Screencast-O-Matic

Screencast-O-Matic

Have you ever wanted your students to see what you see on your screen? Or show them a process that would require way too many screenshots? Meet Screencast-O-Matic, an online platform that allows you to record your screen. Here is a video overview of Screencast-O-Matic as well as a couple video examples of how you […]

Advantages of eTextbooks

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Advantages of eTextbooks

The ‘e’ in eTextbook stands for “electronic”. These are textbooks that can be read and annotated from laptops, eBook Readers, tablets and even smartphones. There are many advantages to using eTextbooks, here are a few we find notable: Lower Cost Than Print Books Most of the time eTextbooks are a fraction of the cost compared […]

GoReact

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GoReact

GoReact is an online video recording tool used to provide feedback for speeches, presentations, and other types of performance-based skills. This tool will allow you to provide commentary on live video as well as previously recorded video. Provide meaningful feedback for students with the interactive features of GoReact. Offer time-stamped comments within a video so that […]

PowerPoint Narration

PowerPoint

PowerPoint Narration

Sometimes it can be difficult to communicate everything you would like to in an online PowerPoint document. With PowerPoint’s narration feature you are able to add speech to your slides. The video below will guide you through the steps in how to use PowerPoint’s narration feature. Please note that if you want to use PowerPoint […]

Canvas Quiz Tutorial Series

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Canvas Quiz Tutorial Series

Canvas quizzes are a great way to evaluate student learning outcomes. Below you’ll see a video playlist to guide you through the process of creating a quiz and using its features. Click play, then click the button in the bottom right corner of the video to enter full-screen mode. Episode 1: Quiz Setup Episode 2: Multiple Choice Episode […]

ThingLink

ThingLink

ThingLink

Have you ever shared a really complex picture and realized that a simple caption does not do it justice? Meet ThingLink, an awesome image tagging platform that brings images to life. This week on Tech Spotlight we’re going to explore the basics of thinglink and how to create a sample ThingLink. Check out this sample ThingLink.

Canvas Commons

Canvas Commons

Canvas Commons

Canvas Commons is an open educational resource (OER). Canvas Commons allows instructors to import content created by other Canvas users into their own courses. It also allows instructors to upload their own content to share with others. Check out the video below to learn more about Canvas Commons.