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Instructional Technology Blog

Welcome to the Instructional Technology Blog Portal. Here you will find the 5 most recent posts 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. All posts are located on the blog, which is hosted in our SharePoint site. The site can be accessed anonymously, but you can log in with your Drexel credentials to post comments and receive e-mail notifications.

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The Hidden Dangers of Editing Groups

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

There can be serious consequences if you edit or delete a group after that group has submitted an assignment.

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Blackboard Collaborate - Course Room

Monday, February 8, 2016

As a part of Collaborate, each course has its own unique Course Room, a Collaborate session which is always available. Because this room is different from a scheduled session, there can be some confusion amongst users as to which session they should join.

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Sharing Links from Exchangeweb Messages

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

When copying web links from Exchange Web, links become encoded and cannot be accessed by other users. There are instead two correct ways to share those links,which will work whether you're emailing the link, putting it on a website, or adding a Web Link to your Blackboard course.

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Accessing Analytics in Drexel Streams

Monday, February 1, 2016

With the newest version of the Kaltura Integration in Drexel Learn the ability to see analytics directly from the mashup tool has been removed. This article overviews how to access analytic data for your videos across all implementation methods.

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Media Gallery Drexel Stream Analytics

Monday, February 1, 2016

All courses in Drexel Learn have a "media gallery" tool available for use. This tool allows an instructor to create a page with video media from Drexel Streams for use in a course, essentially a repository for all video.

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