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This website is designed to make findable a variety of technical and pedagogical resources for faculty, for teaching remotely, teaching in a hybrid environment, and for digital projects in any environment. You can use the categories and tags to find both quick overviews and deep dives into a variety of tools that may be helpful to you, especially during the...

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Using Notability with Google Drive

Like other mobile apps, the note-taking platform Notability can import from and export to Google Drive. This is especially useful if you’ve set up Google Drive to transfer files to and from your iPad. To import a PDF to annotate in Notability: Open the Notability app from your home screen. From the main menu, select the Import button on the...

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Using Office with Google Drive on an iPad

Google Drive is a powerful tool for sharing files between your laptop and your iPad, and it’s relatively straightforward to get set up. However, some mobile apps don’t integrate as well with Drive. One is Office 365, which includes PowerPoint and Word, two apps that might be useful for teaching or collaboration. Unfortunately, Microsoft has made it so you can’t...

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Using NameCoach and Moodle to hear student names

NameCoach is a Moodle activity that allows your students to record their names so you can pronounce their names correctly in class. NameCoach Instructions for Moodle There are two NameCoach activities that can be tied into Moodle. The first allows each member of the course to record their own name. This can be found as an item called NameCoach Recording...

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How to Grade A Single Moodle Quiz Question for All Students

You might find it useful at times to grade a single question in Moodle for all students at once rather than navigating through each student’s quiz to the particular question you want to grade. This can help greatly as a time saving measure. It may also help with the objectivity of grading or in the discovery of trends when it...

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Personal Amplification Device

ITS can provide small, portable voice amplifiers (PAs) for use in classrooms. These PAs are lightweight, easy to use, and rechargeable. Please fill out the Portable Voice Amplifier Request Form to have one delivered. Contact your AIA to explore other solutions. Quick and Easy Solution ITS will provide a small PA to anyone who would like help with amplifying their...

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Creating a VoiceThread Course Link (And Why You Might Want To)

Using a VoiceThread course link is the easiest way to make sure your students have access to all VoiceThread content, and can save you the trouble of posting individual VT links. One important reminder: VoiceThread is not compatible with Safari. Instructor your students to use Chrome or Firefox. Watch the following video from AIA Brad Belbas to learn more about...

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Scheduling Your Zoom Class Session

There are a variety of ways to schedule a Zoom meeting. They include the desktop client, the Google Calendar browser extension, or the web portal. For synchronous class meetings, the academic technology (ATS) team recommends the following method. The following tutorial video, produced by AIA Brad Belbas, walks you through creating the meeting in the desktop client, and posting the...

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