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Instructional Technology Blog

Welcome to the Instructional Technology Blog. Here you will find updates about supported software and instructional technologies like Drexel Learn, Collaborate and Camtasia, just to name a few. To view the full details of a post, click on the link provided. The blog is hosted in our SharePoint site, which you can access directly by going to the Instructional Technology Blog site. The site can be accessed anonymously; however, if you log in with your Drexel credentials, you will be able to add comments and search through posts.

Displaying Turnitin Grades and Feedback to Students

Friday, April 24, 2015

Turnitin allows for instructors to grade right within the application. Grades will then flow over from Turnitin in to the Drexel Learn course Grade Center.

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VoiceThread: File Types and File Sizes Permitted

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

There are a number of different files types that can be added to a VoiceThread. When you are selecting a file, be sure to follow these guidelines.

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Managing Roles in Discussion Forums

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

By default, every user is assigned a role in a Discussion Forum; however, the Instructor has the ability to change these roles to allow for different features and functions.

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Using the Retention Center to Monitor Student Activity

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Retention Center allows faculty to see what students are engaging in the course and take pro-active steps to reach out to those students who may be at risk for not completing the course.

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Grading Forums vs Grading Threads

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

There are two different ways to grade discussions in Learn: by Forum and by Threads. There are different settings for each, so be sure to choose the appropriate setting to meet your pedagogical needs.

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To view all of the blog posts, be sure to visit the Instructional Technology Blog site.