Welcome to the Online Learning 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 Online Learning 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.
Update to Collaborate Launcher
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
On December 21, 2014, a new version of the Collaborate Launcher will be avalable. Please make sure you update the launcher before joining a Collaborate session.
Camtasia for Mac – Year in Review
Monday, December 15, 2014
2014 brought a lot of changes and updates to Camtasia for Mac. Read more to find out what you may have missed.
Why You Should Not Use Force Completion on Tests
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Force Completion is a setting for a Test within Learn that forces a student to complete a test in one sitting. Unfortunately, there are issues with this setting that cause problems for students. Alternative settings should be used to secure a test.
Setting the Due Date for Tests
Friday, November 14, 2014
Setting a Due Date for a test allows an instructor to control the date and time students need to complete the test, as well as whether or not students can attempt a test late.
The External Grade Column
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Within every Grade Center, there is a column that is flagged as the External Grade Column. This designation holds important significance, so it is important to understand what it means and how it affects your course.
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