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Online Learning Blog

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.


Understanding Discussion Subscription Options (Instructors)

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

When a Discussion Forum is created in a course in Drexel Learn, there is an option to allow any member of the course to subscribe to that forum. Based on the chosen settings, different actions are taken for subscribers.

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Copying Content from Another Learn Course

Thursday, March 5, 2015

When you need to populate a course with content, you can always push content forward from a previous course by using the Course Copy feature.

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Updates to VoiceThread Links

Monday, February 23, 2015

With an update to VoiceThread integration, faculty can now link to specific VoiceThreads or create assignments for students to submit.

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Using VoiceThread for Student Presentations

Monday, February 16, 2015

Using VoiceThread as a means for students to produce narrated presentations is a two step process. First, the student needs to create a VoiceThread and then, once it is ready, share it with the class.

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GradeMark Tutorial for Turnitin

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Turnitin's GradeMark feature allows instructors to digitally markup student papers before returning them. An interactive tutorial has been created to allow users to see how this works before ever creating an assignment.

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To view all of the blog posts, be sure to visit the Online Learning Blog site.