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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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Demo User with Respondus Monitor

Friday, September 25, 2015

While Respondus Monitor allows students to take tests using their own computers and webcams, faculty cannot preview these. Utilizing the demo student feature of Monitor, faculty can experience the test the same way as their students.

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Re-Linking Item Attachments in Learn

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Items in Learn with attachments have special permissions that allow access to that content in a course's Content Collection. In cases where multiple files are referenced through the same attachment link (such as packaged video content or html files), sometimes there are issues when students attempt view the content. To fix this, permissions need to be re-established by relinking the item and correcting the permissions.

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Utilizing Learn While Drexel Is Closed

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

If the University is closed for any reason, be it a snow day or a Papal visit, there are a lot of options for how you can make-up or replace the lost class time.

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Adding a Drexel Streams (or Kaltura) video to your Course in Learn

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Drexel Streams directly integrates with Drexel Learn on a number of different ways. This article covers how to add a video as an item in your course directly.

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Where are my Students Journal entries?

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

When an instructor enters a journal to view student posts, they are first taken to their own journal entries. To view student entries, the user must be selected from the Journal Details section.

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