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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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Add Audio/Video Feedback to your Students’ Assignments

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Today, Blackboard has introduced a new feature for instructors to provide audio and/or video feedback on submissions made by their students.

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Clear Multiple Choice Answers from Tests

Monday, May 21, 2018

The recent update to Blackboard included a new feature for students on Tests, regarding multiple choice questions. If you select an answer and decide you want to later de-select, you can now click the radio button again to clear your selection.

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Use "Refresh" link to force TurnItIn grades to post to Grade Center

Monday, April 9, 2018

There are times when grades entered within the Turnitin interface do not move over to the Drexel Learn Grade Center. Using the Refresh button can assist in syncing grades between systems.

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What’s That Padlock?

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

The new padlock icon at the top right of a course allows instructors to quickly close and open a course with a single click.

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Collaborate in Groups

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Instructors can now enable Collaborate Ultra for Groups within the course, allowing students to hold their own, synchronous sessions.

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